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A Dictionary of British and Irish History

Robert Peberdy Philip Waller



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Blackwell Publishing
03 December 2020
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 See overviews of major topics and historical events Get facts instantly or browse entries Use the Dictionary as an information source or a launch point for expanding knowledge 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.
Edited by:   Robert Peberdy, Philip Waller
Imprint:   Blackwell Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 38mm
Weight:   1.312kg
ISBN:   9780631201557
ISBN 10:   0631201556
Pages:   720
Publication Date:   03 December 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

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