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A History of Britain, Volume 2

A History of Britain, Volume 2

The Wars of the British 1603-1776

Simon Schama; Read by Timothy West

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ISBN: 9781593970697


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The second volume of Simon Schama's acclaimed history of Britain, a magnificent companion to the History Channel's successful series

Simon Schama, one of the world's most distinguished historians, covers the most tumultuous eras of Britain's past in this second installment of his epic history of Britain, The Wars of the British 1603-1776. Schama's powerful, dramatic narrative focuses on political and social change from England's first ventures into the New World through periods of colonial expansion, radical scientific advancement, industrial revolution, and two World Wars.

About the author

Simon Schama; Read by Timothy West

Simon Schama has taught history at Cambridge, Oxford, and Harvard universities. Now professor of art history and history at Columbia University, Schama is also the award-winning author of The Embarrassment of Riches, Rembrandt's Eyes, and A History of Britain: At the Edge of the World. Born in London, he currently lives in upstate New York.

Timothy West is a versatile British actor noted for his great command on the classical stage and in several other mediums including radio, film and TV. He has appeared in several Shakespeare productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company. On television, he has appeared in Going Postal, Inspector Lewis, Not Going Out, Bleak House, and Agatha Christie: Poirot. Timothy read three volumes of A History of Britain for Macmillan Audio.

Timothy West

Simon Schama

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