History Of Britain & Ireland, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756679869
  • ISBN-13: 9780756679866
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

From the Roman conquest of 43 CE to the Norman conquest of 1066 and from the Elizabethan age of Shakespeare to the Iraq and Afghan wars of the 21st century, DK's History of Britain and Ireland traces the key events that shaped the societies living in the British Isles from the earliest times to the present day. HISTORY OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND is the definitive visual guide to 5,000 years of British history. It includes a comprehensive timeline chronicling key events in the history of Britain and Ireland, in addition to "decisive moment" spreads that vividly describe turning points in British history. It also profiles the people who have had a significant impact on British culture and society through their inventions, discoveries, and ideas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Britons and Invaders Up to 1066.
2: Introduction.
3: Britons and Invaders 800,000–1066 CE.
4: Britain’s First People.
5: Stone Age Britain.
6: Stonehenge.
7: Iron Age Britain.
8: Caesar’s Invasion.
9: Conquest and Resistance.
10: Hadrian’s Wall.
11: A Distant Province.
12: Outside the Empire.
13: Life in Roman Britain.
14: End of Empire.
15: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial.
16: Holy Ireland.
17: Anglo-Saxon Rulers.
18: Franks Casket.
19: Christian England.
20: Viking Raiders and Settlers.
21: Book of Kells.
22: Alfred the Great.
23: Wessex Takes the Lead.
24: Ireland in the Viking Age.
25: Triumph of the Danes.
26: Independent Realms.
27: King Edward’s World.
28: Medieval Britain 1066–1485.
29: Introduction.
30: Medieval Britain 1066–1485.
31: Norman Conquest.
32: The Battle of Hastings.
33: Norman Rule.
34: Reign of a Powerful King.
35: Murder in the Cathedral.
36: Invasion of Ireland.
37: England in the Crusades.
38: Challenging Royal Authority.
39: Magna Carta.
40: A Prosperous Realm.
41: Subduing Wales.
42: Scotland’s Independence Struggle.
43: The Battle of Bannockburn.
44: Hundred Years’ War Begins.
45: Knights and Bowmen.
46: Battle of Crécy.
47: The Black Death.
48: The Peasants’ Revolt.
49: Luttrell Plaster.
50: Religious Enthusiasm.
51: Poets of the People.
52: Ely Cathedral.
53: Change of Dynasty.
54: Invasion and Revolt.
55: The Later Hundred Years’ War.
56: Merchants and Guilds.
57: The Wars of the Roses.
58: Medieval Weapons.
59: Tudors and Stuarts 1485–1688.
60: Introduction.
61: Tudors and Stuarts 1485–1688.
62: The Early Tudors.
63: Henry VIII.
64: Religious Upheaval.
65: Scottish Troubles.
66: Elizabeth I.
67: English Society under the Tudors.
68: Tudor Life.
69: Sailors and Privateers.
70: The War with Spain.
71: The Defeat of the Spanish Armada.
72: The English Renaissance.
73: William Shakespeare.
74: Conquest and Plantation.
75: The Union of the Crowns.
76: The Gunpowder Plot.
77: Colonial Expansion.
78: London and the River Thames.
79: Charles I and Parliament.
80: The Civil War.
81: The Execution of the King.
82: The Commonwealth.
83: Scotland and Ireland Subdued.
84: The Restoration.
85: Commerce and War.
86: Pepys’s London.
87: The Great Fire of London.
88: Enquiring Minds.
89: St. Paul’s Cathedral.
90: The Glorious Revolution.
91: Rise of Power 1688–1815.
92: Introduction.
93: Rise of Power 1688–1815.
94: Succession Wars.
95: Treaty of Union.
96: The House of Hanover.
97: Scottish Jacobites.
98: The Battle of Culloden.
99: Politics and Prime Ministers.
100: Power of the Pen.
101: Commercial Expansion.
102: Colonial Conquests.
103: America is Lost.
104: Surrender at Yorktown.
105: Georgian Society.
106: Landed Gentry.
107: Disorder and Religious Revival.
108: Scottish Enlightenment.
109: New Horizons in the Pacific.
110: Georgian Trade.
111: Modernizing Agriculture.
112: Inventors and Entrepreneurs.
113: The Anti-Slavery Movement.
114: Reaction to the Revolution.
115: Rebellion in Ireland.
116: The Napoleonic Wars.
117: Admiral Nelson.
118: The War of 1812.
119: The Battle of Waterloo.
120: Industry and Empire 1815–1914.
121: Introduction.
122: Industry and Empire 1815–1914.
123: The Regency.
124: Brighton Pavilion.
125: Steam and Speed.
126: Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
127: Royal Albert Bridge.
128: Years of Change.
129: The Irish Famine.
130: The Triumph of Reform.
131: Queen Victoria.
132: The Great Exhibition.
133: The Crimean War.
134: Workshop of the World.
135: Victorian Values.
136: Victorian Entertainment.
137: Cultural Conflict.
138: Victorian Workhouse.
139: Exploring the World.
140: Charles Darwin.
141: British India.
142: Indian Mutiny.
143: Dominions and Emigrants.
144: Imperialist Muscle.
145: Railway Station.
146: Irish Home Rule.
147: The Boer War.
148: The Edwardian Age.
149: Sinking of the Titanic.
150: The Suffragettes.
151: Trade Unionists and Socialists.
152: The Road to War.
153: Modern Times 1914–present.
154: Introduction.
155: Modern Times 1914–Present.
156: Britain Enters the Great War.
157: Victory through Slaughter.
158: First Day of the Somme.
159: The Home Front.
160: War Graves.
161: Peace and After.
162: Irish Independence.
163: Crisis and Depression.
164: The Jarrow March.
165: Life in the Twenties and Thirties.
166: Domestic Appliances.
167: Imperial Issues.
168: The Abdication of Edward VIII.
169: Slide to War.
170: Britain Alone.
171: Winston Churchill.
172: The Blitz.
173: Life in Wartime Britain.
174: The Battle of Britain.
175: An Allied Victory.
176: The Postwar Years.
177: The Modern Monarchy.
178: Retreat from Empire.
179: The Suez Crisis.
180: The Cold War.
181: Never had it so Good.
182: Britain goes Pop.
183: Beatlemania.
184: Conflict in Society.
185: Troubles in Northern Ireland.
186: Turn to the Right.
187: Margaret Thatcher.
188: Wars in Peacetime.
189: Facing the Future.
190: Monarchs and Rulers.
Index.
Acknowledgments.