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Creator:
Fraser, Rebecca.
Title(s):

The story of Britain : from the Romans to the present : a narrative history / Rebecca Fraser.

Additional Title(s):

People's history of Britain

Edition:
1st American ed.
Published/Created:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2005.
Physical Description:
xvii, 829 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA16 .F737 2005 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Related Content:
Table of contents
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Originally published in Great Britain under the title A People's history of Britain"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- History -- Anecdotes.
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  • Ethelbert of Kent to the Viking invasions (597/865)
  • Alfred the Great to the Battle of Hastings (865/1066)
  • Norman and Angevin
  • William I (1066/1087)
  • William II (1087/1100)
  • Henry I (1100/1135)
  • Stephen of Blois (1135/1154)
  • Henry II (1154/1189)
  • Richard I (1189/1199)
  • John (1199/1216)
  • Henry III (1216/1272)
  • Edward I (1272/1307)
  • Edward II (1307/1327)
  • Edward III (1327/1377)
  • Richard II (1377/1399)
  • Henry IV (1399/1413)
  • Henry V (1413/1422)
  • Henry VI (1422/1461)
  • Edward IV (1461/1483)
  • Edward V (1483)
  • Richard III (1483/1485)
  • Henry VII (1485/1509)
  • Henry VIII (1509/1547)
  • Edward VI (1547/1553)
  • Mary I (1553/1558)
  • Elizabeth I (1558/1603)
  • James I (1603/1625)
  • Charles I (1625/1649)
  • Divine right (1625/1642)
  • War (1642/1649)
  • The Commonwealth and Protectorate (1649/1660)
  • Charles II (1660/1685)
  • James II (1685/1688)
  • William and Mary (1689/1702)
  • Anne (1702/1714)
  • George I (1714/1727)
  • George II (1727/1760)
  • George III (1760/1820)
  • Patriot king (1760/1793)
  • The French revolutionary and Napoleonic wars (1793/1815)
  • Radical agitation (1815/1820)
  • George IV (1820/1830)
  • William IV (1830/1837)
  • Victoria (1837/1901)
  • Corn laws and Irish famine (1837/1854)
  • Palmerstonian aggression (1854/1868)
  • Gladstone and Disraeli (1868/1886)
  • Imperialism and socialism (1886/1901)
  • Edward VII (1901/1910)
  • George V (1910/1936)
  • Last years of
  • peace (1910/1914)
  • The First World War (1914/1918)
  • Peacemaking and the rise of Fascism (1918/1936)
  • Edward VIII (1936)
  • George VI (1936/1952)
  • The failure of appeasement (1936/1939)
  • The Second World War (1939/1945)
  • Reform at home, Communism abroad (1945/1952)
  • Elizabeth II (1952/)
  • Wind of change (1952/1964)
  • The sick man of Europe (1964/1979)
  • The Thatcher legacy (1979/2002)
  • Further reading
  • Genealogies
  • Prime ministers.