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Title: A HISTORY OF BRITAIN
Volume: v.1
By: Simon Schama, Timothy West
Format: CD-Audio

List price: £20.40


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ISBN 10: 0563494727
ISBN 13: 9780563494720
Publisher: BBC AUDIO, A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE
Pub. date: 1 August, 2003
Series: BBC Radio Collection
Description: To look back at the past is to understand the present. In this vivid account of over 4000 years of British history Simon Schama takes us on an epic journey which encompasses the very beginnings of the nation's identity, when the first settlers landed on Orkney.
Synopsis: The story of Britain from the earliest settlements in 3000BC to the death of Elizabeth 1 in 1603. To look back at the past is to understand the present. In this vivid account of over 4000 years of British history Simon Schama takes us on an epic journey which encompasses the very beginnings of the nation's identity, when the first settlers landed on Orkney. From the successes and failures of the monarchy to the daily life of a Roman soldier stationed on Hadrian's Wall, Schama gives a vivid, fascinating account of the many different stories and struggles that lie behind the growth of our island nation.
Publication: UK
Imprint: BBC Physical Audio
Returns: Returnable
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