The English And Their History

Author: Robert Tombs
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976799
Size: 64.30 MB
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In The English and their History, the first full-length account to appear in one volume for many decades, Robert Tombs gives us the history of the English people, and of how the stories they have told about themselves have shaped them, from ...

The English And Their History

Author: Robert Tombs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101874775
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This book describes their history and its meanings from their beginnings in the monasteries of Northumbria and the wetlands of Wessex to the cosmopolitan energy of today’s England.

That Sweet Enemy

Author: Isabelle Tombs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446426238
Size: 54.77 MB
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This magisterial book, by turns provocative and delightful, always fascinating, tells the rich and complex story of the relationship over three centuries, from the beginning of the great struggle for mastery during the reign of Louis XIV to ...

A Short History Of England

Author: Simon Jenkins
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847657567
Size: 47.34 MB
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Until now there has been no short history of England covering all significant events, themes and individuals: this bestselling book, published in association with the National Trust, will be the standard work for years to come.

The Sea And Civilization

Author: Lincoln Paine
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393579
Size: 32.81 MB
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A monumental, wholly accessible work of scholarship that retells human history through the story of mankind's relationship with the sea.

The Face Of Britain

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241963710
Size: 66.74 MB
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Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series The Face of Britain and the major National Portrait Gallery exhibition Churchill and his painter locked in a struggle of stares and glares; ...

A History Of Modern Britain

Author: Andrew Marr
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 033051329X
Size: 53.85 MB
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It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity and self-gratification.