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The Complete History of England (In One Hour)

James Hawes

80 mins watch time

Posted January 2021

History

Our stable island fortress, stubbornly independent, the begetter of parliaments and globe-spanning empires, is riven by an ancient fault-line that predates even the Romans; its fate has ever been bound up with that of its neighbours, whether we like it or not; and – for the past 1,000 years – it has harboured a class system like nowhere else on Earth

There has never been a better time to understand why England is the way it is – and there is no better guide that James Hawes.