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"History of Britain in Maps" by Philip Parker

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A fascinating analysis of a dozen maps from critical points in British history over the last two thousand years, from the Celtic period when 'Britain' was just a patchwork of tribal kingdoms, to a century ago when the whole of Ireland, India, Australia, much of Africa, Asia and the Americas were marked as British.

Charting the assembling and disassembling of regions under British rule, this book features maps that teach us about the political, cultural evolution of the nation, and much of our past that we often forget. With current borders being disputed and, with them, identities challenged, this book will provide a reassuring insight into how our country's borders have always been, and always will be, in a state of flux.

Book published in 2017 by Postscript books. Book is in good/very good condition.

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Author(s):
Philip Barker
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007976143
ISBN-13:
9780007976140
Publisher:
Postscript books
Title:
History of Britain in Maps

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A fascinating analysis of a dozen maps from critical points in British history over the last two thousand years, from the Celtic period when 'Britain' was just a patchwork of tribal kingdoms, to a century ago when the whole of Ireland, India, Australia, much of Africa, Asia and the Americas were marked as British.

Charting the assembling and disassembling of regions under British rule, this book features maps that teach us about the political, cultural evolution of the nation, and much of our past that we often forget. With current borders being disputed and, with them, identities challenged, this book will provide a reassuring insight into how our country's borders have always been, and always will be, in a state of flux.

Book published in 2017 by Postscript books. Book is in good/very good condition.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Philip Barker
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007976143
ISBN-13:
9780007976140
Publisher:
Postscript books
Title:
History of Britain in Maps

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