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A short history of England : the glorious story of a rowdy nation, Simon Jenkins

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A short history of England : the glorious story of a rowdy nation
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A short history of England
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the glorious story of a rowdy nation
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Simon Jenkins
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eng
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"The heroes and villains, triumphs and disasters of English history are instantly familiar, 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."--Provided by publisher
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Title
A short history of England
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Summary
Presents an overview of the history of England from the Saxons to today and provides lists of kings and queens with the date of they ruled, prime ministers, and one hundred key dates in the nation's history
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10027531
Cataloging source
SPP
Dewey number
942
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA30
LC item number
.J46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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the definitive concise account of England's remarkable past
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Simon Jenkins
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A short history of England : the glorious story of a rowdy nation, Simon Jenkins
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A short history of England : the glorious story of a rowdy nation, Simon Jenkins
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  • "First published in Great Britain in 2011 by Profile Books Ltd." -- verso
  • Includes index
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Contents
Saxon dawn, 410-600 -- The birth of England, 600-800 -- The Danes, 800-1066 -- William the Conqueror, 1066-1087 -- The conqueror's children, 1087-1154 -- Henry and Becket, 1154-1189 -- Magna Carta, 1189-1216 -- Henry III and Simon de Montfort, 1216-1272 -- Hammering the Celts, 1272-1330 -- The Hundred Years War, 1330-1377 -- The peasants' revolt to the loss of France, 1377-1453 -- The Wars of the Roses, 1453-1509 -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Reformation, counter reformation, 1547-1558 -- Good Queen Bess, 1558-1603 -- Early Stuarts, 1603-1642 -- Civil war, 1642-1660 -- Restoration, 1660-1688 -- Glorious revolution, 1688-1714 -- Walpole and Pitt the Elder, 1714-1774 -- From Boston to Waterloo, 1774-1815 -- The road to reform, 1815-1832 -- Victorian dawn, 1832-1868 -- Gladstone and Disraeli, 1868-1901 -- The Edwardians, 1901-1914 -- The first World War, 1914-1918 -- The locust years, 1918-1939 -- The second World War, 1939-1945 -- The welfare state, 1945-1979 -- Thatcherism, 1979-1990 -- Thatcher's children, 1990-2011 -- Epilogue -- One hundred key dates -- Kings and queens of England from 1066 -- Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
384 p.
Isbn
9781610391429
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011937098
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cat24,cat33rev
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn761693781
  • (OCoLC)761693781

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