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The Isles a history

Norman Davies 1939-

c1999

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  • Title:
    The Isles a history
  • Author: Norman Davies 1939-
  • Description: Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; List of Tables; List of Appendices; Introduction; Chapter One: The Midnight Isles; Chapter Two: The Painted Isles: c. 600 BC to AD 43; Chapter Three: The Frontier Isles: 43 to c. 410; Chapter Four: The Germanico-Celtic Isles: c. 410 to 800; Chapter Five: The Isles in the West: 795 to 1154; Chapter Six: The Isles of Outremer: 1154 to 1326; Chapter Seven: The Englished Isles: 1326 to 1603; Chapter Eight: Two Isles: Three Kingdoms: 1603 to 1707; Chapter Nine: The British Imperial Isles: 1707 to 1922
    Chapter Ten: The Post-Imperial Isles: 1900 to PresentNotes; Appendices; Index
    Written by one of the most brilliant and provocative historians at work today, The Isles is a revolutionary narrative history that takes a new perspective on the development of Britain and Ireland, looking at them not as self-contained islands, but as an inextricable part of Europe. At every stage, The Isles connects offshore development with parallel events on the Continent. This richly layered history begins with the Celtic Supremacy in the last centuries BC, which is presented in the light of a Celtic world stretching all the way from Iberia to Asia Minor. Roman Britain is seen not as a uni
  • Publication Date: c1999
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (1265 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-53089-8;ISBN 0-19-803073-8;ISBN 1-4294-0388-8
  • Subjects: Civilization, Celtic -- Great Britain; Great Britain -- History; Great Britain -- Civilization -- European influences; Ireland -- Civilization -- European influences; Great Britain -- Relations -- Europe; Europe -- Relations -- Great Britain; Ireland -- Relations -- Europe; Europe -- Relations -- Ireland; Ireland -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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