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A History of Britain

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601 pages6 hours

Summary

Fully illustrated, information-packed exploration of British history from Neolithic times to the present day. Arranged in eight self-contained sections, each dealing with a major historical period, making it extremely accessible. A pleasure to dip into and simple to look up any subject that interests you from stone circles to the Battle of Britain.

Timelines provide helpful chronological reference and are a handy addition to the text. Conveniently arranged in eight sections, each dealing with a major historical period - chapters include: Prehistoric Britain; Roman Britain; Invaders and Settlers; Medieval Britain; Early Britain; Georgian Britain; Victorian Britain; The Twentieth Century and Beyond.

Covers both well-known historical events such as the Norman invasions and the execution of Charles I, and lesser-known details like the uprisings in Dark Age Wales and the birth of tabloid newspapers in Victorian Britain. More than 150 illustrations and photographs bring the text to life.

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