THE OXFORD COMPANION TO BRITISH HISTORY Revised Edition by John (edited by) Cannon

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From the Glorious Revolution to the invention of golf, the history of the British is fascinatingly complex, endlessly intricate, and extremely appealing to many. The Oxford Companion to British History is a comprehensive and authoritative perspective of the island that once ruled the world. With over 4,000 entries listed from A to Z, a wealth of facts and insight is provided here from a variety of perspectives-social, political, cultural, economic and scientific-or on a more specific level, read about Elizabeth I, Mary Shelley, Sir Isaac Newton, The Beatles, and much more.
 

About John (edited by) Cannon

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About the Editor: John Cannonwas formerly Professor of Modern History at The University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His books includeThe Oxford Illustrated History of the British MonarchyandThe Blackwell Dictionary of Historians.
 
Published December 11, 1997 by Oxford University Press. 1056 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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