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Barmy British Empire

Author: Terry Deary; Martin Brown
Publisher: London : Scholastic, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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A humorous account of life and social conditions in colonies throughout the British Empire.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Deary; Martin Brown
ISBN: 9781407167008 1407167006
OCLC Number: 973717843
Notes: Previous edition: 2015.
Includes index.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Terrible timeline --
Early empire --
Savage slavers --
Incredible India --
Empress's quick eastern quiz --
Dreadful down under --
Awful for animals --
Gruesome games and sick sports --
Heroes of the British Empire --
Nasty natives.
Responsibility: Terry Deary ; illustrated by Martin Brown.

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Readers can discover all the foul facts about the BARMY BRITISH EMPIRE, including how a war started when a Brit was sitting on a stool, who wore a necklace made of 50 human skulls and why a British  Read more...

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