A History of the British Isles: Prehistory to the Present

A History of the British Isles: Prehistory to the Present

by Kenneth L. Campbell


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ISBN-13: 9781474216685
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/26/2017
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 1,015,211
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kenneth L. Campbell is Professor of History at Monmouth University, USA. He is the author of Ireland's History: From Prehistory to the Present (2013) and Western Civilization: A Global and Comparative Approach, Volumes I & II (2012).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Approaches to the History of the British Isles
1. Peoples and Places: The Beginnings of Regional Identities from Prehistoric Times to the Early Middle Ages
2. Conquest, Colonization, and Culture: The High Middle Ages from ca. 1000 to 1348
3. Plague, Politics, and Power: The Later Middle Ages from the Black Death to the Beginnings of the Reformation
4. Religion, Warfare, and Dynastic Politics: The Tudors and the Stewarts in the Sixteenth Century
5. From Stewart to Stuart: The Monarchy and the Three Kingdoms, 1603 to 1642
6. Interregnum and Restoration: From Cromwell to the Battle of the Boyne
7.The Revolution Settlement, the 1707 Act of Union, and the Jacobites: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Battle of Culloden
8. Reform and Rebellion: Political Culture in the Britain and Ireland in the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century
9. War with France and Its Aftermath: 1801-1832
10. The Victorian Period: Politics, Society, and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
11. Britain's Moment as a World Power: The British Empire in the Nineteenth Century
12. In the Shadow of the Great War, ca. 1890-1918
13. Peace and War, 1919-1945
14. The Post-War Period, 1945 to 1960: Social Change and the End of Empire
15. Change, Instability, and Adjustment: ca. 1960-1979
16. Demands, Disappointments, Hopes, and Promises: ca. 1979-2004
Conclusion: History and the Future of the British Isles in the Twenty-First Century

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