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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences
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|January 14, 2014

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From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages. Investigating the six most salient…
Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906
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|This title releases February 20, 2018

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A sweeping history of nineteenth-century Britain by one of the world's most respected historians. To live in nineteenth-century Britain was to experience an astonishing and unprecedented series of changes. Cities grew vast; there were revolutions in…
The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy
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|September 15, 1999

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"A brilliant, multifaceted chronicle of economic and social change." -- The New York Times At the outset of the 1870s, the British aristocracy could rightly consider themselves the most fortunate people on earth: they held the lion's share of land, wealth, and…
At The Summit Of The World?: The United Kingdom, 1800#1906

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'This is stupendous. The British nineteenth century, in all its complexity, all its horror, all its energy, all its hopes is laid bare. This is the definitive history , and will remain so for generations' A.N. Wilson To live in nineteenth-century Britain was to…
The Undivided Past (mp3 Cd): Humanity Beyond Our Differences
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|April 9, 2013

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A New York Times Editor’s Choice From one of our most acclaimed historians comes an account of human solidarity throughout the ages, provocatively arguing against the received wisdom that history is best understood as a chronicle of groups in conflict.…
Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire
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|November 15, 2002

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With the return of Hong Kong to the Chinese government in 1997, the empire that had lasted three hundred years and "upon which the sun never set" finally lost its hold on the world and slipped into history. But the question of how we understand the British…
In Churchill's Shadow: Confronting The Past In Modern Britain
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|May 18, 2004

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With In Churchill's Shadow, David Cannadine offers an intriguing look at ways in which perceptions of a glorious past have continued to haunt the British present, often crushing efforts to shake them off. The book centers on Churchill, a titanic figure whose…
Gunpowder Plots: A Celebration of 400 Years of Bonfire Night
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|September 29, 2005

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400 years ago this November the most ambitious and extraordinary plot ever conceived in this country came close to success: the attempt by Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to destroy in a single, annihilating blast the entire British ruling class and royal…
The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences

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From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages. Investigating the six most salient…