History of Britain and Ireland

The Definitive Visual Guide, New Edition

Author DK
Discover the pivotal political, military, and cultural events that have shaped British and Irish history - from the earliest Stone Age settlers to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

This edition includes over 700 photographs, maps, and artworks with accessible text. History of Britain and Ireland is a resource for families, students, and anyone seeking to learn more about the fascinating story of the UK and Ireland.

In this book, you will find:
  • Contemporary portraits and photographs, alongside important artifacts, maps, and documents that bring all of the defining episodes of British and Irish history to life
  • Pages including information about the Celtic Tiger, Brexit, Covid, as well as the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
  • Chapters outlining the Stone Age, Medieval Britain, Tudors, and people and events that have shaped the history of Britain and Ireland.

Spanning six distinct periods of British and Irish history, this book is the best way to discover how Britain was transformed under Norman rule, fought two world wars in the 20th century, and faced new economic challenges in the 21st century.

Fully revised and updated, this guide places key figures - from Alfred the Great to Winston Churchill - and major events - from the Roman invasion to the Battle of Britain - in their wider context, making it easier to learn how they influenced Britain and Ireland's development through the age of empire and into the modern era.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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Discover the pivotal political, military, and cultural events that have shaped British and Irish history - from the earliest Stone Age settlers to the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

This edition includes over 700 photographs, maps, and artworks with accessible text. History of Britain and Ireland is a resource for families, students, and anyone seeking to learn more about the fascinating story of the UK and Ireland.

In this book, you will find:
  • Contemporary portraits and photographs, alongside important artifacts, maps, and documents that bring all of the defining episodes of British and Irish history to life
  • Pages including information about the Celtic Tiger, Brexit, Covid, as well as the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
  • Chapters outlining the Stone Age, Medieval Britain, Tudors, and people and events that have shaped the history of Britain and Ireland.

Spanning six distinct periods of British and Irish history, this book is the best way to discover how Britain was transformed under Norman rule, fought two world wars in the 20th century, and faced new economic challenges in the 21st century.

Fully revised and updated, this guide places key figures - from Alfred the Great to Winston Churchill - and major events - from the Roman invasion to the Battle of Britain - in their wider context, making it easier to learn how they influenced Britain and Ireland's development through the age of empire and into the modern era.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

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