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A History of England

A History of England

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  • Date Published: June 2011
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107648036

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  • First published in 1932, this book was written primarily for children in the middle and upper forms of public and secondary schools. Arranged chronologically, excepting the separate discussion of economic and constitutional issues, the material is broadly viewed from an international perspective, and political history is subordinated to social history. Whilst the text was written to provide a resource for the School Certificate or equivalent examinations, it does not lose sight of the narrative aspect of history and remains highly readable. Extensive quotations from contemporary sources and renowned historians are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British history, historiography, or the education system.

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    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107648036
    • length: 852 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 48 mm
    • weight: 0.91kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. To AD 1485: Preface
    1. Prehistoric Britain
    2. The Roman Empire
    3. The Dark Ages
    4. The Catholic Church
    5. The House of Wessex
    6. Danish and Norman Conquests
    7. Feudal Christendom
    8. England under the Normans
    9. Henry II and Richard I
    10. The age of chivalry
    11. The Barons and the Crown
    12. The thirteenth century
    13. Edward I and Edward II
    14. War, pestilence and famine
    15. The collapse of medieval Christendom
    16. Richard II and the House of Lancaster
    17. War in France
    18. War in England
    Appendices to Part I
    Part II. 1485–1714:
    19. Commerce and exploration
    20. The revival of learning
    21. The Tudor monarchy
    22. Henry VIII and the Pope
    23. The Protestant religion
    24. The Catholic revival
    25. The Elizabethan settlement
    26. The wars of religion
    27. The English sailors
    28. The Elizabethan Age
    29. King James I
    30. King Charles I
    31. The great rebellion
    32. Oliver Cromwell
    33. The Restoration
    34. The Whigs
    35. The 'Glorious Revolution'
    36. William the Dutchman
    37. 'Malbrouck'
    Appendices to Part II
    Part III. 1714–1931:
    38. Triumph of the Whigs
    39. Parliamentary government
    40. Merry England
    41. The war of the Austrian succession
    42. The Seven Years' War: winning and Empire
    43. The East India Company
    44. The American Revolution: losing an empire
    45. William Pitt the Younger
    46. The French Revolution: Ireland
    47. Bonaparte and Nelson
    48. The Iron Duke
    49. The Industrial Revolution
    50. The Regency
    51. An age of reforms
    52. Colonial reform
    53. Europe and Palmerston
    54. Western civilisation in the East
    55. Disraeli and Gladstone
    56. The partition of Africa and other exploration
    57. The Victorian Age
    58. The triumph of liberalism
    59. The World War, II
    60. After the war
    Appendices to Part III
    Index.

  • Authors

    C. E. Carrington

    J. Hampden Jackson

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