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A history of England.

Author: André Maurois
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Rev. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Maurois, André, 1885-1967.
History of England.
New York, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy [1958]
(OCoLC)639591088
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Maurois
OCLC Number: 1325362
Description: 528 pages maps 23 cm
Contents: The situation of England --
The first traces of man --
The Celts --
The Roman Conquest --
The Romans Depart --
Angles, Jutes, Saxons --
The Conversion of the Anglo-Saxons --
Christian and Germanic Forces --
The Danish invasions and their results --
From Alfred to Canute --
The Norman Conquest --
Anarchy: Henry II: Thomas Becket --
Henry II as Administrator: justice and police --
The sons of Henry II --
Magna Carta --
Henry III and Simon De Montfort --
Edward I: Legal reform: home administration --
The origins and growth of parliament --
Edward I, Wales, And Scotland: Edward II --
The Hundred years war --
The Black Death and its consequences --
The first capitalists --
"Disorders in the Church: superstition and heresy: Wycliffe and his followers --
The peasant revolt --
The Wars of the Roses --
The end of the middle ages --
Henry VII --
Local institutions in Tudor Times --
The English reformers --
Henry VIII --
Schism and persecution --
Edward VI: the protestant reaction --
Mary Tudor and the Catholic reaction --
Elizabeth and the Anglican Compromise --
Elizabeth and Mary Stuart --
Elizabethan England --
James I and the religious question --
King against parliament --
Buckingham and Charles I --
King without parliament --
The civil war opens --
Army against parliament --
Cromwell in power --
The Puritan heritage --
The Restoration --
James II and the revolution of 1688 --
The Dutchman on the throne --
The reign of Queen Anne --
The age of Walpole --
The Spirit of 1700-1750 --
The Elder Pitt --
George III and the American colonies --
The French revolution and Napoleon --
The agricultural and industrial revolution --
The Sentimental revolution --
A post-war age --
The Reform bill --
Free trade triumphant --
Palmerston's foreign policy --
Victorian England --
Disraeli and Gladstone --
The empire in the nineteenth century --
The waning of liberalism --
The armed peace --
The great war --
The post-war years --
The second world war --
After the war --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Histoire d'Angleterre.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by Hamish Miles.

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