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A Dictionary of British and Irish History

Peberdy, Robert / Waller, Philip (Herausgeber)

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1. Auflage Dezember 2020
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An authoritative and extensive resource for British and Irish history

Quickly access basic information on the history of the British Isles from this reliable resource. A Dictionary of British and Irish History provides concise information covering all periods of prehistory and history for every part of the British Isles. Within this one book, you'll find summary accounts of events, biographies, definitions of terms, and far more.

Using alphabetically organized headwords, readers will easily locate the content and details they seek. A Dictionary of British and Irish History not only serves as a reference tool, but also stimulates broader learning. Entries are interrelated and cross-referenced to help you expand your knowledge of different areas of history.
* Discover comparable entries on England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales
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This reference book will become an essential resource for students of British and Irish history as well as for professionals, journalists, teachers, and those who use historical information in their work. Further, anyone wanting to establish the basics of the history of the British Isles will find this a valuable addition to their library.

Robert Peberdy has worked as an editor for the book-packaging company Equinox (Oxford) Ltd and as a researcher and writer for the Oxfordshire office of the Victoria History of the Counties of England, a major research project of London University. He is co-author (with Antonia Catchpole and David Clark) of Burford: Buildings and People in a Cotswold Town, and has written papers on medieval economic history. He is also the Reviews Editor of the journal Oxoniensia.

Philip Waller was Fellow and Tutor in History at Merton College, Oxford, from 1971 to 2008, and has been an Emeritus Fellow since then. He also served as Senior Tutor, Sub-Warden, and Acting Warden. Twice a Visiting Professor in the United States, he has lectured there on other occasions and at many British universities. He is a former Editor of the English Historical Review, and his publications include Town, City, & Nation: England 1850-1914 and Writers, Readers, & Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918.

R. Peberdy, University of Oxford; P. Waller, University of Oxford