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people"s history of England

Morton, A. L.

people"s history of England

by Morton, A. L.

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Published in London, V. Gollancz .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A. L. Morton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA30 .M8393 1938
      The Physical Object
      Pagination544 p.
      Number of Pages544
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6372740M
      LC Control Number38019206
      OCLC/WorldCa1855957

      A good rule of thumb is that if a book on British History compiles the years between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the Norman conquest into only a couple chapters, it isn't a very good book and it is likely to treat potentially legendary accounts such as Hengest and Horsa as fact and, even worse, will probably adopt the. A.L. Morton's A People's History of England is an extraordinarily readable Marxist Leslie Morton was a Communist Party activist and chair of the influential Communist Historians Group. His book became a sort of unofficial history book for the CPGB, though it has none of the dogmatic politics that sometimes mars the later writing of that : Resolute Reader.

      A people's history, or history from below, is a type of historical narrative which attempts to account for historical events from the perspective of common people rather than leaders. There is an emphasis on disenfranchised, the oppressed, the poor, the nonconformists, and otherwise marginal authors are typically on the left and have a Marxist model in mind, as in .   A People's History of Britain tells the story - from the Romans to the present day - of the small northern islands off the coast of Europe which became the world's biggest empire. Rebecca Fraser's dramatic portrayal of the larger-than-life characters who forged Britain's national institutions is an enjoyable introduction to British history, and /5(18).

        "Dr. Lavin’s book is a well-researched and very readable account of archaeology in Connecticut. The history of archaeology, along with copious site data is expertly presented against the backdrop of culture."—Laurie Weinstein, . An American reprinting of a work originally issued in London in , Dickens' delightful, first-person history of England, largely a story of its royalty and religion from the Druids and ancient Briton kings to the s, when Queen Victoria came to the throne, is told with the easy grace of a legendary story teller's understanding of his.


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Karl Marx believed that if you know the source and /5(6). A People’s History of England is written with the erudition and gracefulness we can expect from a Cambridge graduate. The difference between this book and what Morton would call “a bourgeois history” is the attention he gives to Cited by: A People's History of England book.

Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A complete social and political history of England.C /5. Buy A People's History of England by Morton, A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7).

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t4wh80g2d Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. Fascinating for the general reader and the historian alike, A People's History of England - which has been continuously in print for more than fifty years - is the indispensable work on the subject.

Excerpt. One of the problems of writing history is to know where to stop, since history goes on continuously while a book has got to end somewhere. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, A.L. (Arthur Leslie), People's history of England. New York, Random House [].

a pocket version of "a people's history of england" by a. l morton. divided into 17 chapters, a people’s history of england by "in spite of its title, this book is not so much a history of england as an essay in historical interpretation.

it sets out to give the reader a general idea of the main lines of the movement of our. A people's history of England This classic work by AL Morton lays out the main outlines and most important turning points of British history - from the point of view of the ordinary people - in a clear and jargon-free style.

This classic work lays out the main outlines and most important turning points of English history - from the point of view of the ordinary people - in a clear and jargon-free style.

Fascinating for the general reader and the historian alike, A People’s History of England - which has been continuously in print for more than fifty years - is. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, A.L.

(Arthur Leslie), People's history of England. London, Lawrence & Wishart Ltd. This Day In History page is Updated Each Day From January, a mix of some of the January news Federal Old Age Pensions started, United Nations established, Influenza Epidemic death toll overHenry Ford introduces $ per day wages, Apple introduces the Apple iPhone, "Today" Program Begins on NBC, Indira Gandhi.

A History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and its former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the end of the Second Boer War ().

It was started in and finally published –58, delayed several times by war and his work on. England: Language: English: Publisher: The Macmillan Company: Publication date. Media type: Print: Pages: pp: A Short History of the English People is a book written by English historian John Richard Green.

Published in"it is a history, not of English Kings or English Conquests, but of the English People."Author: John Richard Green.

I first saw this book a little less than a year ago in an out-of-the-way bookstore in Spanish Harlem, was immediately struck by the similarity between its title and that of Howard Zinns masterpiece, A Peoples History of the United States, saw the quote from Zinn himself at the bottom of the front cover (An indispensable volume on my reference 4/5.

This classic work lays out the main outlines and most important turning points of British history - from the point of view of the ordinary people - in a clear and jargon-free style. Fascinating for the general reader and the historian alike, A People’s History of England - which has been continuously in print for more than fifty years - is Cited by:   "Jim Vrabel has written a great book, one that needed to be written and explains clearly and compellingly how the residents of Boston's neighborhoods worked together to build a better city, resisting the 'experts' to make the New Boston their own."—Robert Allison, author of The American Revolution: A Concise History "Vrabel has resurrected the voices of so many.

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The publishers hail this book as the "forgotten history of London, the world capital of revolution". In fact, it is all pretty familiar to those .Splendid throughout but some words, ominously written inresonate more to the modern reader: About world policy makers advocating the building of walls, Winston describes how the king of Mercia, Offa, built arounda dyke between England and Wales"We have a tangible monument of Offa in the immense dyke which he caused to be built between converted Saxon /5(5).