British History For Dummies

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Seán Lang
Wiley, Feb 18, 2011 - History - 492 pages
18 Reviews
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 documentaries Inside 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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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Great primer on British history. I was hoping for more current history (1990s on), but it still gave a good overview and background into this wonderful country's origins. Looking forward to my visit and taking some of what I learned here with me! Read full review

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User Review  - Katharine Ott - Goodreads

"British History for Dummies" - written by Sean Lang and first published in 2003 by For Dummies. A basic, irreverent introduction that could have used more maps. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Dr Sen Lang studied history at Oxford and has been teaching it to school, college, and university students for the past twenty years. He is Senior Lecturer in History at Anglia Ruskin University. Sen has written textbooks on nineteenth and twentieth century history, and is co-editor of Twentieth Century history, and is co-editor of Twentieth Century History Review. He has advised both Government and Opposition on history teaching in schools and has written on history teaching for the Council of Europe. Sen is Honorary Secretary of the Historical Association and often appears on radio and television talking about historical topics - often because of this book.

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