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British History for Dummies

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ISBN-10: 0470978198

ISBN-13: 9780470978191

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Se�n Lang

List price: $17.99
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Description:

This is an irreverent but informative take on the people, institutions, disasters and triumphs that helped to shape modern-day Britain. Packing in facts alongside fun, the book offers an easy-to-follow account of why Britain's place in the world's imagination far exceeds its size and influence.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Introduction
The British Are Coming!
So Much History, So Little Time
Sticks and Stone Age Stuff
Woad Rage and Chariots: The Iron Age in Britain
Everyone Else Is Coming! The Invaders
Ruled Britannia
Saxon, Drugs, and Rock ?n? Roll
Have Axe, Will Travel: The Vikings
1066 and All That Followed
Who?s in Charge Around Here? The Middle Ages
England Gets an Empire
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
Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown
A Burning Issue: The Reformation
Crown or Commons?
Old Problems, New Ideas
On the Up: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Let?s Make a Country
Survival of the Richest: The Industrial Revolution
Children of the Revolutions
Putting on My Top Hat - The Victorians
The Sun Never Sets - But It Don?t Shine Either
Don?t Look Down: The Twentieth Century
The Great War: The End of Innocence - and Everything Else?
Radio Times
TV Times
Interesting Times
The Parts of Tens
Ten Top Turning Points
Ten Major Documents
Ten Things the British Have Given the World (Whether the World Wanted Them or Not)
Ten Great British Places to Visit
Ten Britons Who Should Be Better Known
Index