The Penguin atlas of British & Irish history

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Penguin, 2001 - History - 320 pages
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Drawing on the latest findings of historians and archaeologists, and illustrated throughout with superbly detailed maps and photographs, this comprehensive guide follows the story of the British Isles from prehistoric times to the present day. The full-color maps are enhanced by the narrative, which examines topics such as the spread of literacy, the roots of organized sport, and the advance of the twentieth-century suburb. Scholarly yet accessible, exploring major events, everyday life, and new historical themes, this volume is set to become the definitive introduction to British and Irish history.

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Contents

Britains Earliest Humans
14
The Ritual Landscape
22
The Iron
30
Copyright

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Simon Hall and John Haywood managed the team of forty experts who worked under the supervision of an editorial board that includes Professor Barry Cunliffe, Oxford University; Professor Robert Bartlett, University of St. Andrews; Professor John Morrill, Cambridge University; Lord Briggs; and Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck College, University of London.

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