A History of England, Volume 2: 1688 to the present by Clayton Roberts,David F. Roberts,Douglas Bisson

By Clayton Roberts,David F. Roberts,Douglas Bisson

A background of britain, quantity 2 (1688 to the Present), specializes in the most important occasions and issues of English heritage due to the fact 1688. issues comprise Britain's emergence as a superb strength within the 18th century, the yankee battle for Independence, the economic Revolution, and the industrial quandary of the 1970s.

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