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The Young Oxford history of Britain & Ireland

Author: Mike Corbishley; Kenneth O Morgan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the social, economic, cultural, and technological developments in Great Britain and Ireland from the time of the first inhabitants through the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Corbishley; Kenneth O Morgan
ISBN: 0199100357 9780199100354
OCLC Number: 36847807
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 415 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: An ancient people in an ancient land : --
1. Ice, sea and land --
2. The first farmers --
3. A ritual landscape --
4. Celtic Britain --
5. The Roman province --
6. The coming of the English --
7. The Vikings invade. Medieval Kingdoms : --
8. The kingdoms in Britain and Ireland --
9. Norman conquest to Magna Carta --
10. A new church and society --
11. Working in country and town --
12. Conquest and resistance --
13. Growing up in medieval times --
14. Gunpowder, treason and war. Crown, parliament and people : --
15. Changing times --
16. Rival kings --
17. Divided Christians --
18. Queen and people --
19. The path to war --
20. Cavaliers and roundheads --
21. A king again --
22. The wider world. United kingdom and British empire : --
23. Trade and the first empire --
24. A Hanoverian kingdom --
25. Victory over Napoleon --
26. Industrial change and political revolution --
27. After Waterloo: fighting for power --
28. The age of the railway --
29. Victorian triumph and decline. From empire to Europe: a century of change: --
30. Land of hope and glory --
31. Your country needs you --
32. 'Peace in our time' --
33. The people's war --
34. Winds of change --
35. Britain in doubt --
36. The twenty-first century. The English Royal line of Succession --
Kings and Queens of Scotland --
Prime Ministers 1721-1996.
Other Titles: Young Oxford history of Britain and Ireland
Responsibility: Mike Corbishley [and others] ; general editor, Kenneth O. Morgan.
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