A History of the Peoples of the British Isles: From 1688 to 1914
Routledge, 27 sept. 2013 - 496 pagini
The three volumes of A History of the Peoples of the British Isles weave together the histories of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales and their peoples. The authors trace the course of social, economic, cultural and political history from prehistoric times to the present, analyzing the relationships, differences and similarities of the four areas. Volume II focuses on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and its main themes are:* the formation of the British nation-state* the spread of English cultural influence and political power throughout the Briti.
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