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Title:
The Oxford history of Britain
Author:
Morgan, Kenneth O.
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xii, 759 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780192853493
Format :
Book

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Central Library DA30 .O93 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain tells the story of Britain and her peoples over two thousand years, from the coming of the Roman legions to the present day. Now available in an easy-to-read, updated format, The Oxford History of Britain presents the text of this classic in British history.
Ten leading historians offer a dramatic narrative of developments throughout the British Isles, exploring the relationship between the political, economic, social, and cultural transformations in British history. This new edition has been updated to include events of the past twelve years, as well as a revised chapter on the Tudor age.


Author Notes


Professor Kenneth O. Morgan FBA was Fellow The Queen's College, Oxford, 1966-89; Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1989-95 and Senior Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales, 1993-5. He is now Research Professor of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and Honorary Fellow of The Queen's College.


Table of Contents

1 Roman Britain
2 The Anglo-Saxon Period
3 The Early Middle Ages
4 The Later Middle Ages
5 The Stuarts
6 The Eighteenth Century
7 Revolution and the Rule of Law
8 The Liberal Age
9 The Twentieth Century
10 New Chapter (Tbc)
Chronology
Genealogies of Royal Lines
Prime Ministers

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