England: An Illustrated History

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Hippocrene Books, 2000 - History - 166 pages
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English history is a rich and complex subject that has had a major influence on the development of the language, laws, institutions, practices and ideas of many countries throughout the world. Just how did all of this originate over the centuries in this pleasant, green kingdom? This concise, illustrated volume traces the story from England's most distant past to the present day, highlighting important political and social developments, cultural achievements, and persons and events that have helped to make England's history so rich and colourful. This is a book for students, travellers, or those simply interested in England's vast heritage.

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User Review  - Casey - Goodreads

This is a great introduction to English history. It is short and sweet (166 pages) and if you are rusty but interested, like I was, it will be a great primer that will provide you with jumping off ... Read full review

Contents

The AngloSaxon Invasions
14
Castles and Cathedrals
27
Some Famous Medieval Struggles and
41
Copyright

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Weisser received a Ph.D. from Columbia University and is a Professor of History at Colorado State University. He teaches Irish history and leads study tours of Ireland for American students.

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