Who's who in British History: A-H, Volume 1

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Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 1500 pages
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A reference work which presents the history of Britain in biographical form. The two volumes contain over 1500 short biographies of men and women who played an important part in their time. From the beginning of the Roman period to the end of the reign of Queen Victoria, these volumes cover a broad range of subjects. The personalities portrayed are not confined to those who are known to have impacted directly on church and state, such as royalty, politicians, soldiers and clerics. Also included are poets, writers, artists, explorers and inventors.

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Roger Ellis is the author of the last volume in the Who's Who in British History series and an editor of Winston Churchill's "History of the English Speaking Peoples,"Geoffrey Treasure is a contributor to the "Encyclopedia Britannica "on Europe and the Enlightenment, the "New Dictionary of National Biography, "and the general editor of the eight-volume Who's Who in British History series. Lord Butler served Wilson and Heath as Private Secretary, and Thatcher, Major, and Blair as Cabinet Secretary.

Ian Dawson has written and edited over 60 textbooks, including the best selling Medicine and Health through Time. A professor at the University of Leeds and a teacher trainer, he was director of the British Schools History Project from 1983-89. In 2003, he was awarded a fellowship as one of the 20 best professors in the UK.

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