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Author Jenkins, Simon.

Title A short history of England : the glorious story of a rowdy nation / Simon Jenkins.

Publication Info. New York : Public Affairs, 2013.
©2011
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  942 JEN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  942 JEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Note Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2011.
Includes index.
Summary The heroes and villains, triumphs and disasters of English history are instantly familiar—from the Norman Conquest to Henry VIII, Queen Victoria to the two world wars. But to understand their full significance we need to know the whole story. A Short History of England sheds new light on all the key individuals and events in English history by bringing them together in an enlightening account of the country’s birth, rise to global prominence, and then partial eclipse. It is the definitive narrative of how today’s England came to be.
Subject Great Britain -- History.
ISBN 9781610392310 (pbk.)
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