By Jeremy Black
This booklet tells the tale of a bunch of islands, their peoples, and their awesome impression at the remainder of the realm. Concise and authoritative, it presents a balanced and soaking up narrative of a rare shared prior. This new version brings the tale as much as the current day, and can pay higher awareness to social developments.
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A History of the British Isles (Palgrave Essential Histories series) by Jeremy Black