History of England in 100 Places: From Stonehenge to the Gherkin
Publish date: October 1st 2011
Publisher: John Murray Publishers
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
An interesting book looking at the selection of places that have made, or been part of the history of England.
Very disappointed in the book. The author's writing is amateurish, or he is trying too hard to come down to the level he suspects his readers to be on. He does a lot of supposing. Maybe this happened, maybe that happened, or it could have even been this way. I think if you are that unsure, you shoul...
It's an interesting surmise - which of the very many extant historic places in the UK best describe the history of these islands. So, you get Stonehenge, Tower of London, Grenwich, as you might expect. but you also get a lot of places that you might not notice or know about. the oldest extant Saxon ...