The Companion to British History

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Psychology Press, 2001 - History - 1391 pages
This comprehensive A-Z guide to the history of Britain and its peoples will be indispensable reading for general readers and students. It contains some 1400 pages packed full of fascinating detail on everything from Hadrian's Wall to the Black Death to Tony Blair. The Companion to British History was assembled over more than thirty years and was first published in 1996 by Longcross Press to great acclaim. The author has comprehensively updated it for the paperback edition.
 

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The original 1996 edition of this A-Z encyclopedia was an indispensable source of information for students of every imaginable aspect of British history, politics, and culture. This edition brings ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
83
Section 3
106
Section 4
216
Section 5
219
Section 6
273
Section 7
283
Section 8
328
Section 17
737
Section 18
756
Section 19
771
Section 20
834
Section 21
883
Section 22
915
Section 23
949
Section 24
1046

Section 9
393
Section 10
446
Section 11
486
Section 12
502
Section 13
547
Section 14
610
Section 15
682
Section 16
692
Section 25
1095
Section 26
1195
Section 27
1214
Section 28
1244
Section 29
1252
Section 30
1261
Section 31
1281
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About the author (2001)

Charles Arnold-Baker is a Barrister-at-Law and was formerly Visiting Professor at the City University. He served in the British Army in World War Two as the Commander of Winston Churchill's bodyguard. He has written and broadcasted widely on history and the law and has been awarded an O.B.E. for his work in local government.

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