Crown and Country

A History of England through the Monarchy
CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: DD44426
Released: May 07, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780007422746
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The monarchy is one of Britain's longest surviving institutions-as well as one of its most tumultuous and revered. In this masterful book, David Starkey looks at the monarchy as a whole, charting its history from Roman times, to the Wars of the Roses, the chaos of the Civil War, the fall of Charles I, and Cromwell's emergence as Lord Protector-all the way up until the Victorian era when Britain's monarchs came face-to-face with modernity.This brilliant collection of biographies of Britain's kings and queens provides an in-depth examination of what the British monarchy has meant, what it means now, and what it will continue to mean. Bringing to life a cast of colorful characters, Starkey's trademark energy and authority make him the perfect guide on this epic, accessible, and compelling journey, as he offers us a vivid portrait of British culture, politics, and nationhood through an institution that has defined the realm for nearly two thousand years.

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Author(s): David Starkey
Genre: History

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Author(s): David Starkey
Genre: History
Product Number EB00609741
Released: May 17, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: HarperPress
ISBN: #9780007424825

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