The "Collins Dictionary of British History" is an expanded and updated new edition of "A Dictionary of British History" (1981, 1988), which was acclaimed by "The Times Educational Supplement" as "an extremely good historical dictionary". It should be a companion for school and college students and teachers, covering the history of Britain from the Roman occupation to the present day, and including over 3000 entries, maps, tables and a chronology from 55 BC. It also covers significant events and personalities of the 1990s, and includes Scottish, Welsh and Irish history.
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The 'Collins Dictionary of British History' is the essential companion for school and college students and teachers of history. It covers the history of Britain from Roman times to the present day, and also of its overseas territories during British rule. Attention is paid not only to English history but also to that of Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
• Contains over 3000 entries, written in clear, accessible language
• Includes maps and tables throughout the text, plus a detailed chronology from 55 BC, and royal genealogical tables
• Brings history up to the present, with entries on significant events and personalities of the 1990s, such as the Downing Street Declaration, John Major and Tony Blair.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004720571