This highly illustrated, information-packed volume explores British history from Neolithic times right up to the present day. Every double-page spread focuses on a different topic, making it a pleasure to dip into and easy to look up any subject that interests you, be it Boudicca's Rebellion, the wars against Napoleon or the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Find out how centuries of invasions and migrations shaped British society and culture; how four proud and fiercely independent territories finally came together to form the United Kingdom; how a small island nation rose to become a global power, controlling the largest empire the world had ever seen; and how that empire was lost and today's modern, multicultural Britain emerged.
Packed with more than 220 illustrations, photographs and maps
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