Magna Carta A Very Short Introduction

Magna Carta  A Very Short Introduction
Author : Nicholas Vincent
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 136
Release : 2012-06-28
ISBN 10 : 9780199582877
ISBN 13 : 0199582874
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Magna Carta A Very Short Introduction Book Description:

Magna Carta has long been considered the foundation stone of the British Constitution, yet few people today understand either its contents or its context. With a full English translation of the 1215 charter, Nicholas Vincent introduces the document to a modern audience; explaining its origins and tracing the significance of its role in our history.


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