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Uniting the Kingdom? By Alexander Grant

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This collection of essays is based on a conference held in 1994 on the subject of "The Formation of the United Kingdom". Medievalists, early modernists and modernists discuss such issues as expansion and contraction, tensions and conflicting historiographies.
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Uniting the Kingdom?: The Making of British History by Alexander Grant

In Uniting the Kingdom? a group of the most distinguished historians from Britain and Ireland assemble to consider the question of British identity spanning the period from the Middle Ages to the present.
Traditional chronological and regional frontiers are broken down as medievalists, early modernists and modernists debate the key issues of the British state: the conflicting historiographies, the nature of political tensions and the themes of expansion and contraction.
This outstanding collection of essays forms an illuminating introduction to the most up-to-date thinking about the problems of British histories and identities.

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Uniting the Kingdom? Reviews

"Well conceived, organized and executed, the volume frames and explores the many questions that historians of Britain will need to be addressing in the years ahead."
-Howard Nenner, Smith College, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Foreword: P.K. O'Brien; Part 1: Prologue Part 2: Medieval Foundations Part 3: Building the Early Modern State Part 4: The Age of Union Part 5: Epilogue Contributors include: David Cannadine, James Campbell, John Gillingham, Robin Frame, Marcus Merriman, Jenny Wormwold, Conrad Russell, Nicholas Canny, John Morrill, Sean Connolly, P.J. Marshall, Eric J. Evans, Keith Robbins, John Turner, David Marquand, J. G. A. Pocock

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Uniting the Kingdom?: The Making of British History by Alexander Grant
Alexander Grant
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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