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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Henry Weisser is Professor of History at Colorado State University specialising in British and Irish history. He received his doctorate degree from Columbia University and has visited Wales many times, often bringing groups of American students with him. He is the author of nine books and lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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