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TheB ritish Isles

Chris Smart

TheB ritish Isles

themes and case studies

by Chris Smart

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChris Smart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA592
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21310937M
    ISBN 100340269014
    OCLC/WorldCa18049082

      The first part shows the geographical terms that refer to the British Isles: Great Britain and Ireland. The second part shows the political terms: Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom and also England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. I made it to explain the difference between these names because my students were really confused.5/5(17). Great Britain, and several thousand smaller surrounding islands and islets form part of an archipelago off the northwest coast of continental Europe, in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean, which is most commonly known as the "the British Isles".However, this name is considered controversial by some and there is no single agreed definition.


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