A History of the British Isles / Edition 3

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Overview

From earliest times to the present day, Jeremy Black explores the rich history of the whole of the British Isles and how they have achieved their current identity. The third edition of this established concise text has been revised and updated throughout, and now contains more on social and cultural history and the British Empire.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230362062
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/4/2012
  • Series: Palgrave Essential Histories Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition, Revised Edition, 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 526,927
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

JEREMY BLACK is professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is a leading authority on early modern British and continental European history, with special interest in international relations, military history, the press, and historical atlases. He is the author and editor of a number of books published by Palgrave Macmillan including "Eighteenth-Century Britain," 2nd edition (2008) and "War in the World: A Comparative History, 1450-1600" (2011).

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Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
Maps
1 Pre-Roman and Roman Britain 1
2 Saxons, Vikings and Celts, AD 400-1066 11
3 The Middle Ages 36
4 The Sixteenth Century 96
5 1603-88 128
6 1689-1815 153
7 Age of Reform and Empire, 1815-1914 198
8 The Twentieth Century, 1914-96 259
9 The British Isles Today 319
10 Conclusions 338
Selected Further Reading 341
Index 347
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