Features historical secondary literature relating to the British Isles from prehistory to the present day. Includes substantial essays of 1,000 to 3,000 words on a wide array of subjects. All essays are written by pre-eminent scholars, in an accessible style. Each essay title includes a thorough annotation.
Provides coverage and analysis of all aspects of everyday life, domestic life, and social conditions during this pivotal time in British and world history. Entries are written in a clear, concise, and engaging manner by scholars and experts in their fields; most entries conclude with bibliographies.