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

Paperback | May 27, 2016

bySamantha A. Meigs, Stanford E. Lehmberg

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The Peoples of the British Isles examines the conflicts and commonalities among the peoples of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales from prehistoric times to the present. The series focuses throughout on the lives of real people-how they made a living, organized their society andinstitutions, related to each other, and understood themselves and their world. The new edition of these books features a fuller treatment of the Celtic countries and expanded and integrated content on both popular culture and the changing roles of women in society throughout history. Volume I covers the development of the Four Nations of the British Isles from the prehistoricera up to the revolution of 1688. Major themes covered in this volume include:* The formation and evolution of national identities within the British Isles* Emerging religious identities and beliefs from the medieval to the early modern periods* Interconnections between the British Kingdoms and the European continent * An interdisciplinary approach incorporating literature, archeology, art, linguistics, place-name studies, and oral traditions

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The Peoples of the British Isles examines the conflicts and commonalities among the peoples of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales from prehistoric times to the present. The series focuses throughout on the lives of real people-how they made a living, organized their society andinstitutions, related to each other, and understood the...

Samantha A. Meigs (BA, MA, University of Colorado; PhD, Northwestern University) is associate professor of history at the University of Indianapolis. She received a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Ireland and an NEH Summer Grant for her research on Highland Scotland, and is author of The Reformations in Ireland: Tradition and Conf...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:May 27, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190656697

ISBN - 13:9780190656690

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