The Oxford Companion to British History

John Cannon (Editor), Robert Crowcroft (Editor)

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Abstract / Description of output

Here, in a single convenient volume, is the essential reference book for anyone with an interest in British history. First published in 1997, under the editorship of the late John Cannon and in consultation with over 100 distinguished contributors, this Companion has now been updated by Robert Crowcroft to include the very latest scholarship and research. It describes and analyses the people and events that have shaped and defined life in Britain over more than 2,000 years of political, social, and cultural change, encompassing topics as diverse as the War of the Roses, the Blitz, Stonehenge, Henry VIII, the suffragettes, the industrial revolution, the NHS, the Suez Crisis, the TUC, and the Afghan campaign.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages1040
EditionSecond Edition
ISBN (Print)978-0-19-967783-2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameOxford Companions


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