A Short History of England
by G. K. Chesterton
Publisher: Chatto and Windus 1917
Number of pages: 160
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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares - D. Appleton & co
The separation of the Church of England from Rome under Henry VIII, brought England alongside a broad Reformation movement; however, religious changes in the English national church proceeded more conservatively than elsewhere in Europe.
Front Line is a tale of individual effort and performance. This book was produced whilst Britain was in the thick of World War 2, and victory was by no means certain. The text is undoubtedly morale boosting propaganda, but it is a fascinating read.
by Owen Edwards - T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.
Sir Owen M. Edwards was a historian, who wrote a number of books on Welsh history. An educationalist and a prolific writer, in this book he intended to arouse interest among the people of Wales in their own language and history.
by Florence L. Bowman - Cambridge University Press
Since, in the early stages of school work, it is more important to present some of the fundamental historic ideas than to give any outline of events, this collection of stories may provoke readers to discussion and further inquiry.