Catalog

Up to 7 holds can now be placed on titles system-wide. See owwl.org for further details.

Record Details

Catalog Search



The story of Britain : from the Romans to the present : a narrative history

Image of item
Book

First American edition.

Just as much as kings and queens, battles and empire, Britain's great themes have been the liberty of the individual, the rule of law, and the parliamentary democracy invented to protect them. Ever since Caratacus and Boudicca surprised the Romans with the bravery of their resistance, Britain has stood out as the home of freedom. From Thomas More to William Wilberforce, from Gladstone to Churchill, Britain's history is studded with heroic figures who have resisted tyranny in all its guises, whether it be the Stuart kings' belief in divine right, the institution of slavery, or the ambitions of Napoleon and Hitler.-Dust jacket.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Clyde-Savannah Public Library 941 Fraser (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52116300729051
Available
-
Palmyra Community Library 941 FRA (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52127300363684
Available
-
Williamson Public Library 941 FRA (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52152100026737
Available
-
LDR 03529pam a2200301 a 4500
001245769
003OWWL
00520190415193826.0
008041102r20052003nyuab b 001 0 eng
010 . ‡a 2004026049
020 . ‡a0393060101
020 . ‡a9780393060102
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)ocm56924689
1001 . ‡aFraser, Rebecca.
24010. ‡aPeople's history of Britain
24514. ‡aThe story of Britain : ‡bfrom the Romans to the present : a narrative history / ‡cRebecca Fraser.
250 . ‡aFirst American edition.
260 . ‡aNew York : ‡bW.W. Norton & Co., ‡c2005.
300 . ‡axvii, 829 p. : ‡bill., maps ; ‡c25 cm.
500 . ‡a"Originally published in Great Britain under the title A People's history of Britain, c2003"--T.p. verso.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 786-788) and index.
5050 . ‡aEthelbert 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.
520 . ‡aJust as much as kings and queens, battles and empire, Britain's great themes have been the liberty of the individual, the rule of law, and the parliamentary democracy invented to protect them. Ever since Caratacus and Boudicca surprised the Romans with the bravery of their resistance, Britain has stood out as the home of freedom. From Thomas More to William Wilberforce, from Gladstone to Churchill, Britain's history is studded with heroic figures who have resisted tyranny in all its guises, whether it be the Stuart kings' belief in divine right, the institution of slavery, or the ambitions of Napoleon and Hitler.-Dust jacket.
651 0. ‡aGreat Britain ‡xHistory ‡vAnecdotes.
596 . ‡a8 21 26 31 42
998 . ‡aa566286
901 . ‡ao56924689 ‡bOCLC ‡c245769 ‡tbiblio

Additional Resources