Aspects of Britain and the USA

Paperback | April 30, 1999

byChristopher Garwood, Guglielmo Gardani, Edda Peris

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A panoramic view of the people, geography, history and institutions of Britain and the USA.

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A panoramic view of the people, geography, history and institutions of Britain and the USA.

Guglielmo Gardani has worked as a translator, and since 1982 has been teaching English in Italian secondary schools. He specialized in ESP (Business English) and published two textbooks for Oxford University Press. He has also worked extensively as a teacher trainer focusing on ESP learning techniques at pre-university level.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 10.43 × 7.48 × 0.24 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0194542459

ISBN - 13:9780194542456

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The British PeopleFacts and figures about the British; leisure and sport in Britain; young people in BritainThe Geography of BritainPhysical geography; human geography; weather and climate; energy and natural resources; transport and communications; national productionBritish HistoryPre-Norman Britain; Medieval England; Tudor England; the conflict between King and Parliament; the 18th Century; Victorian Britain; Britain's decline as a world power; Post-war reconstruction; the 60s and 70s; Britain and Ireland; the Thatcher revolutionBritish InstitutionsThe Constitution; the Monarchy; the Legislature; the Executive; elections and political parties; the judiciary; trade unions; the media; education; religion; financial institutionsThe American PeopleFacts and figures about the Americans; leisure and sport in the USA; young people in the USA; the richest nation on earthAmerican GeographyPhysical geography; human geography; weather and climate; natural resources; transport and communications; national productionAmerican HistoryPre-colonial America; Colonial America; American independence; 19th-century expansion; The War of Secession (1861-1865); industrialization and immigration; America and two World Wars; Post-war America; the Cold War; civil rights; Vietnam and Watergate; right-wing reconstruction; the end of the ColdWarAmerican InstitutionsThe Constitution; the Presidency; Congress; elections and political parties; the federal judiciary; state government; the media; education; higher education; churches; trade unions; the Federal Reserve System; Wall StreetCommercial, Economic and Political InstitutionsThe English Language