20th-Century Dreams

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Of course, there are certain risks involved in seeking to separate poems from publicly relevant readings, the most important of which is caused by the difficulty of distinguishing the public from the private. The year 2015 was a special year for the British Parliament as it was the 750th anniversary of the de Montfort Parliament (the first gathering in England that can be called a parliament in the dictionary sense of the word), along with the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the document that set the scene for the later 1265 de Montfort Parliament.

Pages: 224

Publisher: Knopf; 1st edition (October 26, 1999)

ISBN: 0375707085

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