British History for Dummies

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Author(s): Sean Lang
Series: For Dummies
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

Table of Contents
Title Page
Part I: The British are Coming!
Chapter 1: So Much History, So Little Time
Chapter 2: Sticks and Stone Age Stuff
Chapter 3: Woad Rage and Chariots: The Iron Age in Britain
Part II: Everyone Else is Coming! The Invaders
Chapter 4: Ruled Britannia
Chapter 5: Saxon, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll
Chapter 6: Have Axe, Will Travel: The Vikings
Chapter 7: 1066 and All That Followed
Part III: Who's in Charge Around Here? The Middle Ages
Chapter 8: England Gets an Empire
Chapter 9: A Right Royal Time - the Medieval Realms of Britain
Chapter 10: Plague, Pox, Poll Tax, and Ploughing - and Then You Die
Part IV: Rights or Royals? The Tudors and Stuarts
Chapter 11: Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown
Chapter 12: A Burning Issue: The Reformation
Chapter 13: Crown or Commons?
Chapter 14: Old Problems, New Ideas
Part V: On the Up: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Chapter 15: Let's Make a Country
Chapter 16: Survival of the Richest: The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 17: Children of the Revolutions
Chapter 18: Putting on My Top Hat - The Victorians
Chapter 19: The Sun Never Sets: But It Don't Shine Either
Part VI: Don't Look Down: The Twentieth Century
Chapter 20: The Great War: The End of Innocence - and Everything Else?
Chapter 21: Radio Times
Chapter 22: TV Times
Chapter 23: Interesting Times
Part VII: The Part of Tens
Chapter 24: Ten Top Turning Points
Chapter 25: Ten Major Documents
Chapter 26: Ten Things the British Have Given the World (Whether the World Wanted Them or Not)
Chapter 27: Ten Great British Places to Visit
Chapter 28: Ten Britons Who Should Be Better Known