Jeremy Black's text provides a thematic account of British history centering on the 20th century. To the traditional, chronological account of historic events, Black adds long range thematic chapters reflecting the full range of topics. These include political structures, ideologies, wars and international relations, economic history, social history as well as consumerism, media and mass communication. The coverage is further enlivened with exhibits providing supplementary background information on key personalities and pivotal events, case studies and numerous illustrations.
JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at Exeter University. He is the author of over 30 books published by Macmillan, the latest of which include European Warfare 1453-1815 and From Louis XIV to Napoleon: the fate of a great power.