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

Author: Simon Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jenkins, Simon.
Short history of England.
New York : Public Affairs, ©2011
(DLC) 2011937098
(OCoLC)761693781
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Jenkins
ISBN: 9781610391436 1610391438
OCLC Number: 763157804
Notes: "First published in Great Britain in 2011 by Profile Books Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Saxon Dawn 400-600 --
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 1453-1483 --
Bosworth and Henry Tudor 1483-1509 --
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.
Responsibility: Simon Jenkins.

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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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