Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November) : The History of Britain in Bite-Sized Chunks, Paperback Book

Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November) : The History of Britain in Bite-Sized Chunks Paperback

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'Claiming there are only 150 key things you really need to know that have shaped in the story of Britain, this book delivers them in easy to swallow, bite-sized chunks' - Best of British A bestseller in 2008, Remember Remember has continued to enlighten and entertain readers wanting to brush up on their history.

Lively, exciting, full of great stories and humorous asides, this book looks at the key events in British history, covering all the important dates, people and events.

Each subject is presented in short, self-contained 'articles', designed to be dipped into on the readers whim.

Concise and authoritative, Remember, Remember makes history interesting and accessible for everyone once again.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781843176565

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“The history of Britain in bite-sized chunks,” it says here, and that’s pretty much exactly what it is. According to the introduction, “… many of us reach adulthood with embarrassing gaps in our knowledge, conscious of a vague feeling that we should know more about the subject,” and this is certainly true in my case. Or it was. Now that I’ve read this book, my problem has been solved!Okay, not really. But at least I have something quick and easy to refer to.