The British World

The British World

An Illustrated Atlas

Book - 2015
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Spanning wars, religious controversies, revolutions, and more, The British World is a visual jewel illuminating the history of this fascinating land--and an essential reference to be treasured by history lovers young and old. The authoritative content, unearthed across thousands of years, immerses you in the full sweep of British history--from prehistory to the Romans, Saxons and Normans, the Medieval Age, Tudor Britain, the Stuarts, the Georgian and Victorian eras, and the modern age. The lush reference is interwoven with intriguing facts and insights into the fabric of British life, from literary highlights to social amusements to trends of the day. Sidebars examine significant people, as well as key cultural and artistic events. Featured quotes give voice to unforgettable characters such as Henry VIII, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Sir Francis Drake, Queen Victoria, Winston Churchill, and Margaret Thatcher. You'll discover time lines of key events in each chapter, and family trees trace the line of descent of the monarchy to the present. Blending compelling narrative, stunning photographs and artwork, and dozens of specially commissioned maps, The British World takes you on a fascinating journey through time and place to tell the story of the British Isles.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]
ISBN: 9781426215537
1426215533
Branch Call Number: 911.41 JEP
Characteristics: 350 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

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