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A Brief History of Great Britain, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: William E. Burns
  • From the Series: Brief History
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  • ISBN-10: 1438199554
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9955-9
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2021
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

A Brief History of Great Britain, Second Edition provides a clear, lively, and comprehensive account of the history of Great Britain from ancient times to the present day. It relates the central events that have shaped the country and details their significance in historical context, touching on all aspects of the history of the country, from political, international, and economic affairs to cultural and social developments. Illustrated with full-color maps and photographs, and accompanied by a chronology, bibliography, and suggested reading, this accessible overview is ideal for the general reader.

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
  • The Age of Brexit

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About the Author(s)

William E. Burns earned his Ph.D. in British history from the University of California at Davis. His many publications include An Age of Wonders: Prodigies, Politics, and Providence in England, 1657-1727; The Scientific Revolution: An Encyclopedia; Science in the Enlightenment; and Witch Hunts in Europe and America

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