By Clayton Roberts,F David Roberts,Douglas Bisson
This two-volume narrative of English historical past attracts at the most recent fundamental and secondary examine, encouraging scholars to interpret the entire diversity of England's social, fiscal, cultural, and political previous.
A background of britain, quantity 1 (Prehistory to 1714), specializes in crucial advancements within the background of britain throughout the early 18th century. issues comprise the Viking and Norman conquests of the eleventh century, the construction of the monarchy, the Reformation, and the wonderful Revolution of 1688.
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