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Two Histories of England

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780061537806, 9780061537813


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When she was only sixteen years old, Jane Austen composed her bitingly satirical History of England for performance in her family's drawingroom/5.

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Part two is an excerpt from Charles Dickens's lengthy work A Child's History of England, a book that was used to teach history in British schools for many years. History of England: A Captivating Guide to English History, Starting from Antiquity through the Rule of the Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans, and Tudors to the End of World War 2 Captivating History Cited by: Ragnar Lothbrok and a History of the Vikings: Viking Warriors including Rollo, Norsemen, Norse Mythology, Quests in America, England, France, Scotland, Ireland and Russia [3rd Edition] Noah Brown.

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2 points 5 years ago. This book has many faults, among them the author's shallow knowledge of some topics and his overt nationalism, but, perhaps most important, its greatest fault comes from the author's tendentious perspective to see all historical events as leading inexorably to the grandeur that was the England of 4/5.

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