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Published: 01 June 2015

ISBN: 9780190615543

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The Peoples of the British Isles

A New History. From 1688 to the Present

Fourth Edition

Thomas William Heyck and Meredith Veldman

  • Covers the formation of the British nation-state and the evolution of the British national identity
  • Focuses on the emergence, expansion, and decline of the British Empire in the context of a changing global economic order
  • Looks at the interplay of international warfare and domestic political change
  • Examines the implications of Britain's changing role in the world for social identites and gender roles

New to this Edition:

  • This volume of the new edition combines what was once Volume II and III into a single volume appropriate for use in either a single term or two term course
  • Includes expanded coverage of Thatcher's Britain, popular culture, and the lives of women