Volume I of our three-volume survey of British history covers political, economic, intellectual, and social history from prehistoric times to 1688. The third edition is updated to reflect current scholarship and interdisciplinary findings, and includes a greater emphasis on archeology, linguistics, literature and law. This edition also includes an expanded coverage of Scotland, Ireland and Wales, providing both a comparative and contextual framework that firmly
locates the history of the British Isles within the broader tradition of European history.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 342
Dimensions: 155 x 226 x 18 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
A fine political survey which shows due sensitivity to cultural, religious, and social contexts, as well as to the multi-ethnic character of Britain and Ireland throughout the period. Written for students by a sure-handed teacher of British History." - John Cramsie, Union College
It is an invaluable text for British history courses." - Susan E. Brown, University of Prince Edward Island