By Clayton Roberts,F David Roberts,Douglas Bisson
This two-volume narrative of English historical past attracts at the latest fundamental and secondary learn, encouraging scholars to interpret the whole variety of England's social, monetary, cultural, and political prior.
A background of britain, quantity 1 (Prehistory to 1714), makes a speciality of crucial advancements within the heritage of britain throughout the early 18th century. themes comprise the Viking and Norman conquests of the eleventh century, the production of the monarchy, the Reformation, and the fantastic Revolution of 1688.
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