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date: 19 May 2024

United Kingdom. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Author(s):
John OaklandJohn Oakland

Between 1750 and the early twenty-first century, Britain was arguably the first country to industrialize, controlled the seas and then became a relatively minor power, and won and lost a vast empire. This article will outline the United Kingdom's political, social, and economic history.... ...

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