A People's History of England

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Read Books, 2008 - History - 552 pages
A complete social and political history of England. Originally published in 1938. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.Contents Include Tribes and Legions The Growth of Feudalism Feudal England, The Decline of Feudalism The End of the Middle Ages The New Monarchy and the Bourgeoisie Origin of the English Revolution The English Revolution Commonwealth and Compromise Whig England The Industrial Revolution The Triumph of Industrial Capitalism Liberal Ascendancy The Organisation of the Working Class Colonial Expansion Origins of the World War World War World Crisis Note about Books Index.

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This review of the history of England was unexpectedly rich and insightful. Morton in his epilogue says that the book is not so much history as an exercise in historical interpretation. It is complex ... Read full review

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