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.
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Published December 11, 1997
by Oxford University Press.
History, Education & Reference, Travel.