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A Brief History of Great Britain

An in-depth look at the politics, religion, and history of Great Britain—from the earliest times to the 21st century.
A Brief History of Great Britain narrates the history o… (See Below for Full Description)
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An in-depth look at the politics, religion, and history of Great Britain—from the earliest times to the 21st century.

A Brief History of Great Britain narrates the history of Great Britain from the earliest times to the 21st century, covering the entire island—England, Wales, and Scotland—as well as associated archipelagos such as the Channel Islands, the Orkneys, and Ireland as they have influenced British history. The central story of this volume is the development of the British kingdom, including its rise and decline on the world stage. The book is built around a clear chronological political narrative while incorporating treatment of social, economic, and religious issues.     

Coverage includes:

  • Early Settlements, Celts, and Romans
  • Anglo-Saxons, Scots, and Vikings
  • Scotland, England, and Wales
  • Britain in the Late Middle Ages
  • The Making of Protestant Britain
  • Industry and Conquest
  • Britain in the Age of Empire
  • An Age of Crisis
  • The Age of Consensus
  • A House Divided.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-8124-0
ISBN-10 816081247
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Brief History
Author William E. Burns
Publication Date 12/1/2009
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications 37 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. 5 maps. Index. Bibliography. Suggested reading. Chronology. Basic facts. Sidebars.
Available Formats Print

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