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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Strong, Roy C.
Story of Britain.
New York : Fromm International Pub., 1997
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|Description:||xi, 596 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Sir Roy Strong.|
their own. Some of its monarchs were born leaders of men and natural soldiers, with enormous vitality and physical charm, who staked their claim on the shores of other lands. Others gave their names to periods of Western history which left and indelible impression on our traditions and consciousness. The great institutions its people forged in the course of time, like parliament and the law, not only shaped the destiny of its own land but deeply influenced other.
countries and civilizations, especially the United States. This is a story of epic sweep and grandeur, and Sir Roy Strong weaves the many colorful strands of the story into a rich tapestry in which the everyday lives of ordinary men and women are seen against an ever-changing social, cultural, and economic background.