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Author Burns, William E., 1959- author

Title A brief history of Great Britain / William E. Burns
Published New York [New York] : Facts On File, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (22 entries) : 41 images
Series Brief history
Brief history
Contents List of illustrations -- List of maps -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Early settlements, Celts, and Romans (prehistory to ca. 450 C.E.) -- 2. Anglo-Saxons, Scots, and Vikings (ca. 450-ca. 850) -- 3. Scotland, England, and Wales (ca. 850-1272) -- 4. Britain in the late middle ages (1272-1529) -- 5. The making of Protestant Britain (1529-1689) -- 6. Industry and conquest (1689-1851) -- 7. Britain in the age of empire (1851-1922) -- 8. An age of crisis (1922-1945) -- 9. The age of consensus (1945-1979) -- 10. A house divided (1979-2009) -- Appendixes: 1. Basic facts about Great Britain; 2. Chronology; 3. Bibliography; 4. Suggested reading
Summary A Brief History of Great Britain narrates the history of Great Britain from the earliest times to the 21st century, covering the entire island -- England, Wales, and Scotland -- as well as associated archipelagos such as the Channel Islands, the Orkneys, and Ireland as they have influenced British history. The central story of this volume is the development of the British kingdom, including its rise and decline on the world stage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on title page of print version
Subject Great Britain -- History
Ireland -- History
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009008217
ISBN 1787852857
9781787852853 electronic version