By Simon Jenkins
The heroes and villains, triumphs and failures of English background are immediately familiar—-from the Norman Conquest to Henry VIII, Queen Victoria to the 2 global wars. yet to appreciate their complete significance we have to recognize the complete story.
A brief heritage of britain sheds new gentle on all of the key members and occasions in English history by way of bringing them jointly in an enlightening account of the country’s beginning, upward thrust to worldwide prominence, after which partial eclipse. Written with aptitude and authority through Guardian columnist and LondonTimes former editor Simon Jenkins, this can be the definitive narrative of the way today’s England got here to be. Concise yet accomplished, with greater than 100 colour illustrations, this gorgeous single-volume heritage often is the general paintings for years to come.
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A Short History of England: The Glorious Story of a Rowdy Nation by Simon Jenkins