The English And Their History

Author: Robert Tombs
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141976799
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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.

The English And Their History

Author: Robert Tombs
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1101874767
Size: 51.78 MB
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Momentous and definitive, The English and Their History is the first single-volume work on this scale for more than half a century. -- From publisher web site.

That Sweet Enemy

Author: Isabelle Tombs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446426238
Size: 17.78 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: 63.75 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: 29.29 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 Making Of The English Working Class

Author: E. P. Thompson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141934891
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E. P. Thompson shows how the English working class emerged through the degradations of the industrial revolution to create a culture and political consciousness of enormous vitality.

The Face Of Britain

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241963710
Size: 72.85 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; ...

Nightwalking

Author: Matthew Beaumont
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 178168796X
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In this brilliant work of literary investigation, Beaumont shines a light on the shadowy perambulations of poets, novelists and thinkers: Chaucer and Shakespeare; William Blake and his ecstatic peregrinations and the feverish ramblings of ...

English History Made Brief Irreverent And Pleasurable

Author: Lacey Baldwin Smith
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897335473
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But their history has been a spectacular one. The guiding principle of this book's heretical approach is that "history is not everything that happened, but what is worth remembering about the past.. . .".