British History - Oxford Dictionary
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DescriptionPowered by Handmark, A Dictionary of British History offers more than 3,800 authoritative entries written by more than 100 specialists. Now completely revised and updated, it describes the people and events that have shaped political, social, and cultural life in Britain since 55BC. Here, in a miracle of compression, are articles that define Robin Hood and Gerry Adams, Black Death and Terrorism, Dunkirk and Wembley Stadium, Winston Churchill and Gordon Brown.
Who was the first King of England? Who negotiated Indian independence? How long did the Hundred Years War last? All the answers can be found in this handy reference work, covering more than 2,000 years of people, events, places, and changes. This edition includes recommended web links that provide valuable extra information--accessible through the regularly updated Dictionary of British History companion website.
+ Over 3,800 clear, concise, and up-to-date entries written by over 100 specialist contributors
+ Covers all aspects of British history from 55 BC to the present day, from the monarchy to Robin Hood and from the Black Death to Wembley stadium
+ Wide-ranging content: includes of all the key people, places, and events that have shaped British History
+ Appendices include a list of recommended web links, accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of British History companion website
+ No wireless connection required
+ Buy one application and use it on your iPhone or iPad, optimized for both devices!
+ Brand-new integrated design is accessible, clear, and easy to use.
+ Fuzzy search to help find those difficult to spell words.
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+ Tag words with bookmarks or custom tags for easy retrieval.