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By Jeremy Black

masking over 2,000 years in lower than two hundred pages, Jeremy Black takes the reader on a breathless journey of British historical past, delivering worthwhile context for college students of any interval. a very British assessment, this e-book covers all 4 constituent elements of the united kingdom, in addition to migration to and from Britain, and introduces questions of nationwide id and collective reminiscence.

The writer starts off via contemplating how the geography of england has motivated its improvement and is going directly to study the formation of its society and political tradition. Resisting the Whiggish culture of triumphalist nationwide histories, Jeremy Black offers a balanced and delicate account in his trademark pithy style.

This re-creation has been significantly revised and elevated, bringing the insurance correct as much as the current day, together with what the Scottish referendum on independence says in regards to the nature of sleek 'Britishness'.

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