A Brief History of Britain Box Set - Brief Histories (Paperback)
by Jeremy Black
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This stunning collection brings together some of Britain's leading historians to tell our nation's story from the Norman Conquest of 1066 to the present-day. Combining the latest research with accessible and entertaining storytelling, it is the ideal introduction for students and general readers. "Volume 1: The Birth of the Nation: 1066-1485" - In the first part of the series Nicholas Vincent looks at Britain from the Norman Conquest to the Battle of Bosworth Field. "Volume 2: The Tudors and Stuart Dynasties 1485-1660" - Written by leading historian Ronald Hutton, the second title in the series takes a new look at the Tudors and Stuarts. From the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 to the execution of Charles I, after the Civil Wars of 1642-48, England was transformed by two Dynasties. "Volume 3: The Making of the Nation 1660-1851" - William Gibson on how Great Britain was born - from the restoration to the Great Exhibition. "Volume 4: A Nation Transformed 1851-2010" - This is the fourth and final volume by leading historian Jeremy Black. It covers topics ranging from the Great Exhibition to the Credit Crunch, the transformation of Britain from the world's greatest nation to the present day.
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