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941 CHURCHI
  
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New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2011.
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viii, 648 p. ; 23 cm.
  
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"A Herman Graf Book."
"A one-volume abridgement by Christopher Lee"--Cover.
Originally published: Originally published: London, Cassell, 1956-58. With new introd.
Includes index.
Contents:
Introduction -- Editor's note -- Britannia -- The lost island -- Anglo-Saxon England -- The Vikings -- Alfred the Great -- The Saxon dusk -- The Norman invasion -- Growth amid turmoil -- Henry Plantagenet -- Richard, Coeur de Lion -- Magna Carta -- The mother of parliaments -- King Edward I -- Bannockburn -- Scotland and Ireland -- The long-bow -- Social revolt -- Henry Bolingbroke and Henry V -- Henry VI and the Wars of the Roses -- Edward IV -- Richard III -- The round world -- Henry VIII -- The break with Rome -- The Protestant struggle -- Gloriana -- The united crowns -- Charles I and the personal rule -- The revolt of Parliament -- The axe falls -- The Restoration -- The Popish -- The Bloodless Revolution -- William of Orange -- The War of the Spanish Succession -- The last of the Stuarts -- The House of Hanover -- Pitt the Elder -- The quarrel with America -- The Indian Empire -- Pitt the Younger -- The Napoleonic Wars -- The victory peace -- Reform and free trade -- The Crimean War -- The era of emigration -- The rise of Germany -- The Fin de Siécle -- The South African War.
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9781616082406 (alk. paper)
1616082402 (alk. paper)
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