About this book
Pimlico edition of this title which sold over 40,000 copies in hardcover. Recounting Britain's history from earliest Celtic times up until the Thatcher era, it has now been updated to include a new chapter covering the Labour victory, the beginnings of the devolution process and the death of Diana. The story is told in one continuous narrative, with each chapter giving a specific meaning and point to the period with which it deals, and this title promises to become a definitive general reference guide to British history. 300 colour and b/w illus.
A history of Britain from Celtic times to the present day, which examines institutions such as the monarchy, Parliament, the law and the Church. Strong looks at the changes that have taken place in these representatives of British identity and in social, cultural and economic spheres.