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A history of the British Isles

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the earliest pre-history to the 1990s this stirring account describes the astonishingly varied stages through which the British Isles have passed to achieve their present identity." "Just as the islands have populated and ruled so much of the rest of the world, so they have been settled themselves by many invaders, all of whom have left their mark - from Romans to Saxons, from Vikings to Normans - creating an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 0312160631 9780312160630 0333662814 9780333662816
OCLC Number: 33861811
Description: xxxi, 331 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Pre-Roman and Roman Britain --
2. Saxons, Vikings and Celts, AD 400-1066 --
3. The Middle Ages --
4. The Sixteenth Century --
5. 1603-88 --
6. 1689-1815 --
7. Age of Reform and Empire, 1815-1914 --
8. The Twentieth Century, 1914-96 --
9. The British Isles Today.
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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Ranging from pre-history through to the 1990s, this work explores the histories of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, which together make up the British Isles. It seeks to provide a balanced  Read more...

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