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An utterly impartial history of Britain, or, 2000 years of upper-class idiots in charge

Author: John O'Farrell
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 55BC to 1945, An Utterly Impartial History of Britain elucidates, informs, but most of all laughs at the seemingly incomprehensible events that combine to make up the story of Great Britain.
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Genre/Form: History
Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O'Farrell
ISBN: 9780385611985 0385611986 9780385611992 0385611994
OCLC Number: 153555255
Description: xiii, 498 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Utterly impartial history of Britain
2000 years of upper-class idiots in charge
Responsibility: John O'Farrell.

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Shows us how England's peculiar class system was established by some snobby French nobles, and explores the complex socio-economic reasons why Britain's kings were the first in Europe to be brought  Read more...

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"Excellent...John O'Farrell gives an extra squirm to the traditional English comedy of embarrassment" Sunday Times "So funny because it rings true...Packed with painfully observed jokes" The Times Read more...

 
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