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British Civilization

A Student's Dictionary, 2nd Edition

By John Oakland


240 pages

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British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary is an invaluable reference guide to the British way of life.It explains the often puzzling and confusing terms and phrases used routinely in Britain and by British people.

This easy-reference alphabetical guide sheds light on a comprehensive selection of words, phrases, organizations and institutions. All these are fundamental features of British civilization and society, and include aspects of:

* politics and government

* the Law, economics and industry

* education

* the media

* religion and social welfare

* health and housing

* leisure and transport.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain