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.
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by William Harrison - Project Gutenberg
This work enumerated England's geographic, economic, social, religious and political features and represents an important source for historians interested in life in Elizabethan England. Harrison gathered his facts from books, letters, and maps.
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 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.
by Charles Dickens - eBooks@Adelaide
The book takes its reader on a fascinating journey, from Ancient England and the Romans to Victoria's reign and Dickens' own lifetime. Full of sensational plots, high adventure and terrible tragedy, it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good story.