Oxford Dictionary Of British History (Reissue)
Автор: Cannon, John Paperback 10-Jun-2004 9.99
, 718 стр., издатель: "Oxford University Press"
, ISBN: 9780198608851, 978-0-19-860885-1
- New entries written on Iain Duncan Smith, terrorism, and Prince William - Topical entries updated to bring text in line with events up to 2003 - A-Z text details all aspects of British history from 55 BC to the present day - Useful chronology spanning 2,000 years of history new to the Dictionary and updated for this reissue - Multi-disciplinary approach to history - Wide breadth of coverage: people, domestic, and local issues, economic, social, and political history, conflicts and wars New to this edition - The A-Z text has been updated for 2003 with new entries on Iain Duncan Smith, terrorism, and Prince William - Existing entries on Tony Blair, Iraq, Northern Ireland, Plaid Cymru, SNP, Sinn Fein, Acts of Uniformity, and the United Nations are brought up to date for 2003 When was the first motorway opened? What did the Levellers believe in? What was the book of sports? Where did the Rebecca riots take place? What prompted the Cat and Mouse Act? How long did the Hundred Years War last? When was the treaty of Worms for? Drawing on from the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to British History , published in 1997, The Dictionary of British History published in the very popular OPR series first in 2001 and now reissued for 2003 is a handy and invaluable reference work essential for anyone with an interest in British history and in need for a compact reference source covering 2,000 years of people, events, and places, and political, economic, local, domestic, military, and social change. In more than 3,600 entries, over 100 specialist contributors describe the people and events that have shaped and defined domestic, political, social, and cultural life in Britain over the past two millennia. The A-Z text is completely up to date with new entries on Iain Duncan Smith, terrorism, and Prince William. Existing entries on Tony Blair, Iraq, Northern Ireland, Plaid Cymru, SNP, Sinn Fein, Acts of Uniformity, and the United Nations have been updated. The text covers a wide breadth of subject matter - people: philosophers (John Locke, Herbert Spencer), writers (Dickens, T.
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