British History For Dummies (Google eBook)
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2011 - History - 492 pages
History is always a popular subject and British history has created some of the most lively and fascinating stories there are! Britain as we know it today has been shaped by centuries of political turmoil between state and church, as well as international conflicts, making its history a fascinating insight into how modern Britain has emerged.
For this special, hardback edition of "British History For Dummies," we've added over 100 black and white and colour photos for an even more explosive experience of British history.
"British History For Dummies Illustrated Edition" British history is still a major topic of interest, emphasised by the continual TV coverage and documentariesInside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad kings, executions, invasions, high treason, global empire-building and forbidden love- not bad for a nation of stiff upper lips!Includes fascinating information in the fun For Dummies style- from the Stone Age right through to modern day Britain and everything in between!Provides the ultimate British history experience and the hardback format with over 100 illustrations make it the perfect gift for amateur historians
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Review: British History for DummiesUser Review - Mel - Goodreads
I know this is one of the For Dummies books, but it was so dumbed down and patronising that I didn't feel as though I learned anything. Far more so than other books in the series I have read ... Read full review
Review: British History for DummiesUser Review - Emily - Goodreads
I've lost my patience with this book. He makes offensive jokes to try to be fun and interesting, but I'm just offended and bored. I thought this would be a good book to give me a wide scope of British ... Read full review
The British Are Coming
Sticks and Stone Age Stuff
Woad Rage and Chariots The Iron Age in Britain
Everyone Else Is Coming The Invaders
Saxon Drugs and Rock n Roll
Have Axe Will Travel The Vikings
1066 and All That Followed
Children of the Revolutions
A British Revolution?
Putting on My Top Hat The Victorians
The Sun Never Sets But It Dont Shine Either
Dont Look Down The Twentieth Century
The Great War The End of Innocence and Everything Else?
Whos in Charge Around Here?
A Right Royal Time The Medieval Realms of Britain
Plague Pox Poll Tax and Ploughing and Then You Die
Rights or Royals? The Tudors and Stuarts
A Burning Issue The Reformation
Crown or Commons?
Old Problems New Ideas
On the Up The Eighteenth and Nineteenth
Survival of the Richest The Industrial Revolution