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Browse Month: September 2017

Civil War: The History of England Volume III


In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England’s history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabeth I became the first Stuart king of England, and ends with the deposition and flight into exile of his grandson, James II. The Stuart dynasty brought together the two nations of England and Scotland into one realm, albeit a realm still marked by political divisions that echo to this day. More importantly, perhaps, the…

Oxford AQA History for GCSE: Germany 1890-1945: Democracy and Dictatorship



Germany 1890-1945: Democracy and Dictatorship is part of a brand new series written specially to match the new 2016 AQA GCSE History specification, and is developed by an expert team led by an experienced head of history and an author with senior examining experience. This Germany Period Study focuses on the development of Germany during a half century of turbulent changes. Students will study the political, economical, social and cultural aspects of the rise and fall of democracy and…