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A Brief History of Great Britain (Brief History)

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Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816077281
Author:
Burns, William E.
Publisher:
Facts on File
Subject:
Great Britain History.
Subject:
Ireland History.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
World History-England General
Series:
Brief History
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9.00x6.20x1.00 in. 1.15 lbs.
Age Level:
14-UP

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , 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.

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