Britain between the wars is brilliantly and entertainingly chronicled in this book by the author of Akenfield.
Discover the individuals, movements and events that have shaped the story of the British Isles, from the Celts to the British Empire, from Irish rebellions to medieval Scottish Kings – the Folio Society publishes a wide selection of books on British and Irish history. Each book includes beautiful illustrations or carefully researched photographs. See below for the full list of Folio British and Irish History books.
Often called the golden age of English culture, the Elizabethan age saw an unprecedented explosion of creativity in the arts and commerce. In this rich portrait of the time, Rowse examines English society under Elizabeth and the lasting influence of the era, still resonating today.
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The first illustrated edition of Barzun's synoptic journey through the history of Western thought, from the Reformation to the dawning ‘decadence’ of the 21st century.
Historian Christopher Hill examines the fascinating radical groups that grew up around the English Civil War, and the roots of a revolution that never happened.