‘If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past’ Dominic Sandbrook
‘The practice of History is ever-evolving, and the History In An Hour idea brings it back up to date for the digital age’ Andrew Roberts, Bookseller
‘This is genius’ MacWorld.com
Sinead Fitzgibbon graduated from university with a degree in Economics, before leaving her native Ireland to work in investment banking in Sydney for six years. She returned to the UK in 2007 to pursue her writing career. She has always loved history, literature and art – and spends most weekends in London’s multitude of museums, art galleries and bookshops.
Easy and concise history, the time line at the back if the book alongside key points of the main characters was ideal. Great introduction to the subject. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brett
Needed more about what he achieved as president. It focuses too much on early life and bay of pigs for my liking.Published 1 month ago by Amber Mansfield
Very interesting book which provides some historical information about the Kennedy family.Published 5 months ago by Christine Cattermole
Great read.. what a point in time and a man that effected globle history hope schools put in history lessons.Published 15 months ago by Colin Galvin
This really made me want to find out more about JFK.It IS short and literally only takes about an hour to read ,but there's a lot packed in there, his childhood,sibling rivalry and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by spursfan
I find these 'History in an hour' books very interesting. The contents whilst only superficial, as intended, do give a very good potted version of the subject, which enables the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Dave Jenkinson
Very informative. Some interesting facts that I was unaware of. Enough to get me interested in wanting more knowledge. Highly recommended.Published 18 months ago by Mr S C McDermott
After reading into the life of JFK, I endeavored to find a concise chronology of his life and efforts to which I found with this excellent text. Read morePublished 18 months ago by sammyspoon96
Want to know about JFK and use a book as a basis to do further research? Then this book is the starting point.
Easy to read language, useful glossary and a fine springboard.