English History: People, Places and Events That Built a Country (Collins Little Books)

English History: People, Places and Events That Built a Country (Collins Little Books)

By: Robert Peal (author)Paperback

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From prehistoric England, Stonehenge and the Romans to modern times, discover the people, places and events that built a country. A concise but comprehensive guide to English history and how England has come to be what it is today. Key events, people and places include: * The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings * 1066, Battle of Hastings * Richard 1 and The Crusades * Henry VIII, Thomas More, The Spanish Armada, Gunpowder Plot * Cromwell * World Wars 1 and 2 * The NHS * The 1953 Coronation * World Cup win * The Beatles * Margaret Thatcher * Princess Diana * Brexit Beautifully produced, Collins Little Book of English History is a treasure in itself and makes a perfect gift for any visitor to England or enthusiast about its history.

About Author

Robert Peal is a history teacher at the West London Free School. Having gained a double first from the University of Cambridge, he studied for his masters at the University of Pennsylvania. Robert qualified as a teacher through Teach First, before working as an education research fellow for the think tank Civitas, and as a 'Teacher in Residence' at the Department for Education. He has a passion for teaching and learning about history - his first attempt at a history book was writing about a local Civil War battle site Basing House aged thirteen.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780008298135
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780008298135
  • weight: 180
  • ISBN10: 0008298130

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