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A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton

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A Short History of England
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Publisher: Chatto and Windus
ISBN/ASIN: 1604246081
ISBN-13: 9781604246087
Number of pages: 160

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This volume covers quickly, yet completely, the history of England from early Roman times to the time of the Great War, World War I. Gilbert Keith Chesterton is certainly one of the most entertaining, and important, authors in the English language. This book can really be seen as a layman's philosophical representation of the great arc of English history.

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