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A history of the English-speaking peoples

Author: Winston Churchill; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1956-58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.View all editions and formats
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A four-volume history of the British Empire from the Roman invasions to the death of Queen Victoria and its influence upon the other English speaking peoples of the world.
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Genre/Form: History
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Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
History of the English-speaking peoples.
New York : Dodd, Mead, 1956-1958
(OCoLC)562097675
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winston Churchill; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0396082750 9780396082750
OCLC Number: 184398
Description: 4 v. : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: v.1: Book I: The birth of Britain --
The island race --
Britannia --
Subjugation --
The Roman province --
The lost island --
England --
The vikings --
Alfred the Great --
The Saxon dusk --
Book II --
The making of the nation --
The Norman invasion --
William the conqueror --
Growth amid turmoil --
Henry Plantagenet --
The English common law --
Coeur De Lion --
Magna Carta --
On the anvil --
The mother of Parliaments --
King Edward I --
Bannockburn --
Scotland and Ireland --
The long-bow --
The black death --
Book III: The end of the feudal age --
King Richard II and the social revolt --
The usurpation of Henry Bolingbroke --
The empire of Henry V --
Joan of Arc --
York and Lancaster --
The wars of the roses --
The adventures of Edward IV --
Richard III --
v.2: Book IV: Renaissance and reformation --
The round world --
The Tudor dynasty --
King Henry VIII --Cardinal Wolsey --
The break with Rome --
The end of the Monasteries --
The protestant struggle --
Good Queen Bess --
The Spanish Armada --
Gloriana --
Book V: The Civil War --
The United crowns --
The Mayflower --
Charles I and Buckingham --
The personal rule --
The revolt of parliament --
The great rebellion --
Marston Moor and Naseby --
The Axe Falls --
Book VI: The restoration --
The English Republic --
The Lord protector --
The restoration --
The Merry monarch --
The Popish plot --
Whig and Tory --
The Catholic King --
The Revolution of 1688 --
v. 3. The age of revolution --
Book VII: England's advance to world power --
William of Orange --
Continental War --
The Spanish succession --
Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies --
Oudenarde and Malplaquet --
The Treaty of Utrecht --
Book VIII: The first British empire --
The House of Hanover --
Sir Robert Walpole --
The Austrian succession and the "forty-five" --
The American colonies --
The First World War --
The quarrel with America --
The war of independence --
The United States --
The Indian empire --
Book IX: Napoleon --
The younger Pitt --
The American constitution --
The French Revolution --
France confronted --
Trafalgar --
The emperor of the French --
The Peninsular war and the fall of Napoleon --
Washington, Adams, and Jefferson --
The war of 1812 --
Elba and Waterloo --
v. 4.The great democracies --
Book X: Recovery and reform --
The victory peace --
Canning and the Duke --
Reform and free trade --
The Crimean War --
Palmerston --
The migration of the peoples. I: Canada and South Africa --
The migration of the peoples; Australia and New Zealand --
Book XI: The Great Republic --
American epic --
Slavery and secession --
The Union in danger --
The campaign against Richmond --
Lee and McClellan --
Chancellorsville and Gettysburg --
The victory of the Union --
Book XII: The Victorian age --
The rise of Germany --
Gladstone and Disraeli --
American "reconstruction" --
America as a world power --
Home rule for Ireland --
Lord Salisbury's governments --
The South African war.
Responsibility: Winston S. Churchill.

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A four-volume history of the British Empire from the Roman invasions to the death of Queen Victoria and its influence upon the other English speaking peoples of the world.

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