A major new history for young readers, this volume brings to life the people, places and events that make up the past of Ireland and Britain. Starting with the earliest settlers on these islands, The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland maps the social, economic, cultural, and technological developments of the ages up until the present day. We hear the stories of ordinary people and extraordinary rulersthe reformers and rebels, scientists, thinkers, and artistswho shaped the centuries and of the discoveries and inventions that changed their everyday lives.
With over 500 stunning illustrations, including maps, family trees, paintings, photographs, and timelines, as well as double-page feature spreads on important topics such as the printing press and the steam engine, The Young Oxford History of Britain and Ireland is an engrossing read, a visual feast, a valuable reference resource, and a lasting treasure-trove of information.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Product dimensions:||7.94(w) x 10.38(h) x 1.34(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Kenneth Morgan is a Professor of History and a Fellow of The Queens College, Oxford. He is editor of The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain.
Table of Contents
ONE: An Ancient People in an Ancient Land