A New History of England

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Sutton Pub., 2000 - History - 308 pages
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Jeremy Black looks at two millennia of English history, and identifies two major themes: a lack of geographic and concomitant economic unity; and the fact that from the Roman invasion onward, a united England was often politically associated with Europe, from Cnut to the Hanoverians.

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Although I enjoy nonfiction and history, this book is hard to follow and poorly written. I gave up in the Tudors chapter. I'd rather find a better written book on the subject than waste any more time. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

A basic overview of English history, or the history of the national area of England, more accurately. The book's focus is on overarching themes, rather than on a chronological narrative. The neophyte ... Read full review


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Jeremy Black is a professor of history at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. He is, or has been, on numerous editorial boards, including the "Journal of Military History, the Journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Media History", and "History Today", and was editor of "Archives". He is the author or editor of more than fifty books, including "War and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000" (Yale, 2000), "The British Seaborne Empire" (Yale, 2004), "Maps and History" (Yale, 2000), and "European Warfare in a Global Context, 1600-1815" (Routledge, 2007). He lives in Exeter.

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