The Wordsworth Dictionary of British History
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"Бывальщины" и "Картины поволжья"
Описание:This `magnificently efficient book` as Professor Norman Stone describes it in his Foreword to this edition, covers the history of Great Britain & Ireland from the Roman invasion of 55BC to the latter half of the 20th century, including the British Empire. There are over 3,000 entries conveniently arranged in alphabetical order encompassing domestic, social and political events, foreign affairs, great cultural, scientific and economic developments and outstanding individuals who have shaped the destiny of the British at home and overseas. Also included are extensive cross-references, a 38-page chronology, a genealogy of British monarchs and 12 pages of maps. From the `Treaty of Abbeville` to `the Zinoviev Letter`, from `Agricola` to `Zululand` - all is within the compass of this invaluable dictionary.