The Longman Handbook of Modern British History, 1714-1987

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Designed as a reference guide for students and teachers, the book contains facts, figures and further reading suggestions on a variety of historical data. This edition has been revised to include sections on environmental issues, feminism, politics, the Falklands War and the 1984-5 Miners' Strike.

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British monarchs 17021987
Secretaries of state for the Northern Department
Parliamentary reform

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About the author (1988)

Chris Cook is head of the Modern Archives Unit at the London School of Economics. He is the author, editor, and/or compiler of many previous international political reference books, including Facts on File's Asian Political Almanac and The Making of Modern Africa. He lives in the U.K.

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