A major new history for young readers, this volume brings to life the people, places and events that make up the past of Ireland and Britain. Starting with the earliest settlers on these islands, The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland maps the social, economic, cultural, and technological developments of the ages up until the present day. We hear the stories of ordinary people and extraordinary rulers--the reformers and rebels, scientists, thinkers, and artists--who shaped the centuries and of the discoveries and inventions that changed their everyday lives.
With over 500 stunning illustrations, including maps, family trees, paintings, photographs, and timelines, as well as double-page feature spreads on important topics such as the printing press and the steam engine, The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland is an engrossing read, a visual feast, a valuable reference resource, and a lasting treasure-trove of information.
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Kenneth Morgan is a Professor of History and a Fellow of The Queens College, Oxford. He is editor of The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain.
"Wide in scope, [this] volume is organized in broad chronological order and serves as an excellent overall introduction to the political, economic, social, cultural, and religious history of Britain and Ireland.... Provide[s] an enormous wealth of fascinating facts."--VOYA
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Descripción Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0199100357 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0082289
Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0199100357
Descripción Oxford University Press, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110199100357