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
Sean Lang's most recent book is First World War For Dummies, written in association with Imperial War Museums. He studied history at Oxford and now teaches it at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. In addition to First World War For Dummies, he has written three other history books in the For Dummies series, including the best-selling British History For Dummies.
Sean believes passionately in the importance of communicating the joy of history to the widest audience possible: he broadcasts regularly on BBC local radio, is often in demand as a speaker for history groups and he lectures regularly to Cambridge University's International Summer School. He is also an award-winning playwright and has had a number of one-act plays performed and published.