- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: The History Press; Reprint edition (1 Oct. 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0750952121
- ISBN-13: 978-0750952125
- Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (96 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 114,580 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To Paperback – 1 Oct 2013
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Some of the places we need to invade are hard to get at. Some are also extremely hard to spell. --Robert Crampton - The Times
[This] study shows [Britain's] true global reach was far more extensive than maps would suggest. --Ryan Kisiel - The Daily Mail
Britain has invaded all but 22...several offer inviting pretexts for a little light invading. Paraguay, I'm told, is lovely at this time of year. --Samuel Muston - The Independent
About the Author
STUART LAYCOCK is an author and historian. He studied Classics at Jesus College, Cambridge, and has written a number of history books including Britannia: The Failed State (nominated for Current Archaeology Book of the Year), Warlords: The Struggle for Power in Post-Roman Britain, and UnRoman Britain: Exposing the Myth of Britannia (described in The Sunday Times as thrillingly provocative ). From looking at people invading Britain, he now turns his attention to Britain invading other people.
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I would recommend to young people who seek information on geography and history. Well written with some wit.
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This book could have been called, "A short history of British invasion", but not in chronological order, not in geographical order, but alphabetically by country, including... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tim Roast
My husband obviously had a "thing" this Xmas about being British - could it be because of Brexit ?? This is a hilarious book, well written and fun to read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bookworm
I always thought I'd a good knowledge of British military history, how wrong I was , this book has been a massive eye opener for me, a fantastic readPublished 8 months ago by Miss M A Cox
Interesting book , actually it should be called all the countries we or our countrymen have fought in but it is still a great fun and interesting bookPublished 14 months ago by K. richards
Great fun to read. Not in depth, but enough to give you an idea.Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer