Kenneth L. Campbell's A History of the British Isles: Prehistory to the Present PDF

By Kenneth L. Campbell

ISBN-10: 1474216676

ISBN-13: 9781474216678

ISBN-10: 1474216684

ISBN-13: 9781474216685

A background of the British Isles is a balanced and built-in political, social, cultural and non secular background of the British Isles in all its complexity, exploring the continuously evolving discussion and dating among the earlier and the present.

A wide selection of themes and questions are addressed for every interval and territory mentioned, together with England's Wars of the Roses of the fifteenth century and their impression on courtroom politics throughout the sixteenth century; Ireland's uprising of 1798, the Potato Famine of the 1840s and the Easter emerging of 1916; the 2 global Wars and the good melancholy; British cultural and social swap throughout the Nineteen Sixties; and the background and way forward for the British Isles within the current day.

Kenneth Campbell integrates the histories of britain, eire, Scotland, and Wales via exploring universal topics and drawing on comparative examples, whereas additionally demonstrating how these histories are diversified, making this a surely built-in textual content. Campbell's strategy permits readers to understand the historical past of the British Isles not only for its personal sake, yet for the needs of figuring out our present political divisions, our international and ourselves.

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