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This is a comprehensive survey of the people that shaped British history, from Julius Caesar to 2000. It includes more than 4000 biographical entries that cover politics, the monarchy, the military, science and industry.
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This encyclopedic survey of the most influential figures in British history spans more than 2,000 years, from the Roman invasion to the new millennium. Unique in its expert coverage, "Who's Who in British History" is written by leading historians and encompasses Welsh, Scottish, and Irish as well as English history. The extensive range of entries includes figures from politics, the monarchy, the church, the military, the arts, literature, science, and industry, all reflecting the latest research. In addition, 200 essays offer detailed portrayals of key figures--not just kings and prime ministers, but also writers and scientists, radicals and feminists, bankers and saints. An essential reference work for all who are interested in the history of the British Isles. Among Juliet Gardiner's previous books is the acclaimed "Columbia Companion to British History."About the Author:
Juliet Gardiner was editor of History Today for five years. She is the author of seven books including Queen Victoria (1997), The World Within: The Brontes of Haworth (1992) and From the Bomb to the Beatles. She is also the editor of the History Today Companion to British History (1995).
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Book Description Collins & Brown, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111855857715
Book Description Collins & Brown, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1855857715
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