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By Jeremy Black

ISBN-10: 1472586654

ISBN-13: 9781472586650

ISBN-10: 1472586662

ISBN-13: 9781472586667

overlaying over 2,000 years in less than 2 hundred pages, Jeremy Black takes the reader on a breathless travel of British historical past, delivering useful context for college kids of any interval. a very British review, this ebook covers all 4 constituent elements of the united kingdom, in addition to migration to and from Britain, and introduces questions of nationwide identification and collective reminiscence.

The writer starts via contemplating how the geography of england has motivated its improvement and is going directly to study the formation of its society and political tradition. Resisting the Whiggish culture of triumphalist nationwide histories, Jeremy Black offers a balanced and delicate account in his trademark pithy style.

This new version has been significantly revised and extended, bringing the assurance correct as much as the current day, together with what the Scottish referendum on independence says concerning the nature of smooth 'Britishness'.

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