The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain

The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain

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B'Without doubt, this will serve as the standard one-volume history of Britain for the rest of the century.' Sunday Times 'the best buy of the year in historical publishing. It belongs in every school satchel, on every student's desk, in every library's catalogue ...on everyone's coffee table ...wherever readers have a real curiosity to discover, in words and pictures, the current stage of historical inquiry in the field of British history.' Peter Clark, History Today 'Here is a book to intrigue the mind and gladden the eye.' Max Beloff, Art International 'a lively and stimulating overview by a selection of our best younger historians, scholarly but very readable' John Kenyon, Observer 'All ten authors ...embody the very qualities Kenneth Morgan hopes his quite exceptional history will instil in its readers: clarity, subtlety, enthusiasm and even affection' TES 'an essential part of the high cultures of our times, something which every educated person will be expected to have read' Vernon Bogdanor, Encounter 'For those who want a one-volume history of Britain this is ideal and with the superb illustrations a bargain. ' Glasgow Herald This book is intended for students of British and European history from A-level upwards; of British economy, politics, culture, literature, and society. General readers who want a reliable history of Britain.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 187.45 x 246.13 x 37.08mm | 1,533.13g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 290 plates (24 in colour), 18 maps
  • 0192851748
  • 9780192851741

Table of contents

Roman Britain; The Anglo-Saxon Period; The Early Middle Ages; The Later Middle Ages; The Tudor Age; The Stuarts; The Eighteenth Century; Revolution and the Rule of Law; The Liberal Age; The Twentieth Century; Further Reading; Chronology; Genealogies of Royal Lines; Prime Ministers; Acknowledgements of Sources; Indexshow more

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