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Title: The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain
Description: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989. Thick paperback 640 pp. Ill. in colour and BW, maps of 19th century canal and railway networks. Index, bibliography. Note: The Sunday Times wrote about this book: ""Without doubt, this will serve as the standard one-volume history of Britain for the rest of the century."" . and TST was right. Note LT: The chapter about the dissolution/suppression of more than 560 monasteries (1536-1540) under Henry VIII is elaborated and gives the real reasons for it: no more interference from Rome, the King's bankrupcy, appease the lay nobility. (p. 248-251). Near fine

Keywords: canals, railway, kanalen, spoorwegen

Price: EUR 15.00 = appr. US$ 16.30 Seller: MERS Antique Books Antwerp
- Book number: 19840048

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