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A Short History of England: The Glorious Story of a Rowdy Nation

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The heroes and villains, triumphs and disasters of English history are instantly familiarand#151;from the Norman Conquest to Henry VIII, Queen Victoria to the two world wars. But to understand their full significance we need to know the whole story. A Short History of England sheds new light on all the key individuals and events in English history by bringing them together in an enlightening account of the countryand#8217;s birth, rise to global prominence, and then partial eclipse. It is the definitive narrative of how todayand#8217;s England came to be.

With 16 Pages of Glorious, Full-Color Illustrations

Synopsis:

The English bestseller by the former editor of the London Times: a concise, beautifully illustrated narrative of the rise and reign of England, from the Dark Ages to the Tudors, Winston Churchill, and beyond.

About the Author

Simon Jenkins is the author of the international bestsellers Englandand#8217;s Thousand Best Churches and Englandand#8217;s Thousand Best Houses, the former editor of The Times and Evening Standard and a columnist for the Guardian. He is chairman of the National Trust.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781610392310
Author:
Jenkins, Simon
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-pp. 4/C photo insert
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
Travel » Europe » Great Britain

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