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The story of Britain : from the Romans to the present : a narrative history

Author: Rebecca Fraser
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of Britain from Roman times to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Fraser
ISBN: 0393060101 9780393060102 039332902X 9780393329025
OCLC Number: 56924689
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain under the title A People's history of Britain"--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 829 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ethelbert of Kent to the Viking invasions (597/865) --
Alfred the Great to the Battle of Hastings (865/1066) --
Norman and Angevin --
William I (1066/1087) --
William II (1087/1100) --
Henry I (1100/1135) --
Stephen of Blois (1135/1154) --
Henry II (1154/1189) --
Richard I (1189/1199) --
John (1199/1216) --
Henry III (1216/1272) --
Edward I (1272/1307) --
Edward II (1307/1327) --
Edward III (1327/1377) --
Richard II (1377/1399) --
Henry IV (1399/1413) --
Henry V (1413/1422) --
Henry VI (1422/1461) --
Edward IV (1461/1483) --
Edward V (1483) --
Richard III (1483/1485) --
Henry VII (1485/1509) --
Henry VIII (1509/1547) --
Edward VI (1547/1553) --
Mary I (1553/1558) --
Elizabeth I (1558/1603) --
James I (1603/1625) --
Charles I (1625/1649) --
Divine right (1625/1642) --
War (1642/1649) --
The Commonwealth and Protectorate (1649/1660) --
Charles II (1660/1685) --
James II (1685/1688) --
William and Mary (1689/1702) --
Anne (1702/1714) --
George I (1714/1727) --
George II (1727/1760) --
George III (1760/1820) --
Patriot king (1760/1793) --
The French revolutionary and Napoleonic wars (1793/1815) --
Radical agitation (1815/1820) --
George IV (1820/1830) --
William IV (1830/1837) --
Victoria (1837/1901) --
Corn laws and Irish famine (1837/1854) --
Palmerstonian aggression (1854/1868) --
Gladstone and Disraeli (1868/1886) --
Imperialism and socialism (1886/1901) --
Edward VII (1901/1910) --
George V (1910/1936) --
Last years of peace (1910/1914) --
The First World War (1914/1918) --
Peacemaking and the rise of Fascism (1918/1936) --
Edward VIII (1936) --
George VI (1936/1952) --
The failure of appeasement (1936/1939) --
The Second World War (1939/1945) --
Reform at home, Communism abroad (1945/1952) --
Elizabeth II (1952/) --
Wind of change (1952/1964) --
The sick man of Europe (1964/1979) --
The Thatcher legacy (1979/2002) --
Further reading --
Genealogies --
Prime ministers.
Other Titles: People's history of Britain
Responsibility: Rebecca Fraser.
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Chronicles the history of Britain from Roman times to the present day.

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