The Oxford History of Britain

The Oxford History of Britain

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The Oxford 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. Edited by the distinguished historian Kenneth O. Morgan, this acclaimed history has been updated for this revised edition. 'essential ...something which every educated person will be expected to have read' Vernon Bogdanor, Encounter 'a lively and stimulating overview ...very readable' John Kenyon, Observer 'All ten authors embody the very qualities which Kenneth Morgan hopes his quite exceptional history will instil in its readers: clarity, enthusiasm and even affection.' Times Educational Supplement This book is intended for students and teachers of British history from sixth-form upwards; anyone with a general interest in history, or needing background reading for study of British politics, economics, sociology, current affairs.show more

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  • Paperback | 772 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 45.72mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 18 maps, index
  • 019285349X
  • 9780192853493

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"All ten authors embody the very qualities which Kenneth Morgan hopes his quite exceptional history will instil in its readers: clarity, enthusiasm and even affection."--Times Educational Supplementshow more

Table of contents

Roman Britain; the Anglo-Saxon period; the early middle ages; the later middle ages; the Tudor age; the Stuarts; the 18 century; revolution and the rule of law; the liberal age; the 20th century; chronology; genealogies of royal lines; prime ministers.show more

About Kenneth O. Morgan

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.show more

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