After The Victorians: The Decline Of Britain In The World

Paperback | September 30, 2006

byWilson, A. N.

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A Guardian Favorite Book of the Year

A. N. Wilson's landmark sequel to The Victorians is a colorful, panoramic portrait of the era that began with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and extended to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. Expertly mapping the connections between military, political, social, and cultural history, After the Victorians is an incisive chronicle of Great Britain's decline. Wilson delivers a timely analysis of imperialism and its discontents and a fresh account of the birth pangs of the modern world.

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A Guardian Favorite Book of the Year A. N. Wilson's landmark sequel to The Victorians is a colorful, panoramic portrait of the era that began with the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 and extended to the dawn of the Cold War in the early 1950s. Expertly mapping the connections between military, political, social, and cultural history, A...

A. N. Wilson, a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, holds a prominent position as a writer and journalist. He is the author of many critically acclaimed works, including The Victorians, Paul, and My Name Is Legion.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:609 pages, 9.24 × 6.08 × 1.13 inPublished:September 30, 2006Publisher:Picador USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312425155

ISBN - 13:9780312425159

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Wilson's narrative skills, eye for an anecdote, and entertaining style should ensure a considerable audience for this lively, provocative, and thoroughly idiosyncratic history.