- Paperback: 624 pages
- Publisher: Pimlico; 2Rev Ed edition (1 Oct. 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0712665463
- ISBN-13: 978-0712665469
- Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 3.1 x 25.4 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 405,105 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The Story Of Britain: A People's History (Pimlico) Paperback – 1 Oct 1998
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"A remarkable achievement... His book should be read by anyone, anywhere, who cares about Britain's national past, national identity or national prospects" (David Cannadine Independent on Sunday)
"Our forebears had the Bible and Pilgrim's Progress. We have Stephen Hawking and Delia Smith. This book, for British people, has that kind of status. It is an instant classic... I have been reading it with unalloyed admiration and delight" (A.N. Wilson Evening Standard)
"Elegantly written, beautifully illustrated and scrupulously fair... Classic popular history" (Andrew Roberts Mail on Sunday)
"His narratives stream along, his judgements are sharp and generally fair... Essential reading" (Linda Colley The Times)
"A triumph... The Story of Britain succeeds better thatn any other contemporary survey in conveying a sense of British identity" (Amanda Foreman Independent)
'A country which is ignorant of its past loses its identity. ' So writes Roy Strong in his introduction to this magnificent one-volume history of Britain.See all Product Description
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