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Published: 28 June 2012

152 Pages | Approx 10 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199582877

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Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Nicholas Vincent

Very Short Introductions

  • A brief introduction to the context and history of one of the most significant constitutional texts in world history
  • Looks at how and why Magna Carta is still hugely significant today
  • Discusses Magna Carta in relation to issues of law and politics, and also to human rights
  • Includes a full English translation of the 1215 Magna Carta
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide