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Britain and its people

an outline

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Reference Services, Publications Division, Central Office of Information].
SeriesCentral Office of Information reference pamphlet -- 179
ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination34p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16566555M
ISBN 100117012521

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a century, was the. How Winston Churchill Endured the Blitz—and Taught the People of England to Do the Same In a new book, best-selling author Erik Larson examines the determination of the ‘British Bulldog Author: David Kindy.

Britain and the World is made up of people from around the world who share a common interest in Britain, its history, and its impact on the wider world. The society serves to link the various intellectual communities around the world that study Britain and its international influence from the seventeenth century to the present.   Comic book fans were quick to defend Britain's own hero, though, pointing out that the character has been around since and is, in fact, not a recent attempt by Marvel to appeal to a pro-Brexit audience. Others were eager to explain the good Captain's political alignments -- reminding people that the character's co-creator, Chris Claremont, said that Captain Britain would vote to remain in Author: Andrew Housman.


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