The Peoples of the British Isles: A New History. From 1688 to 1914 by Thomas William HeyckThe Peoples of the British Isles: A New History. From 1688 to 1914 by Thomas William Heyck

The Peoples of the British Isles: A New History. From 1688 to 1914

byThomas William Heyck, Meredith Veldman

Paperback | June 15, 2015

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The new edition of The Peoples of the British Isles presents the history of the peoples of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales from prehistoric times to the present. Through the frameworks of cultural, intellectual, and social history, the authors examine the conflicts and commonalitiesamong the people of these four nations. The book focuses throughout on the lives of real people how they made a living, how they organized their society and institutions, how they related to each other, and how they understood themselves and their world.This volume covers the period following the Revolution of 1688 through the build up to the First World War. Beginning with the formation of the British nation-state, Heyck and Veldman follow the spread of English cultural influence and power to the Celtic peoples and beyond.MAJOR THEMES COVERED in this volume include: formation of the British nation-state; expansion of the British Empire; the demographic, agricultural, and industrial revolutions; shift from a society of orders to a class society; evolving gender roles; interplay of international warfare and domesticpolitical change.
Thomas William Heyck (PhD, University of Texas at Austin) is professor emeritus of history at Northwestern University. Meredith Veldman (PhD, Northwestern University) is associate professor of history at Louisiana State University.
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Title:The Peoples of the British Isles: A New History. From 1688 to 1914Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.9 × 5.98 × 1.18 inPublished:June 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615524

ISBN - 13:9780190615529

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