Irrepressible Adventures with Britannica: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain (BOK)
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Irrepressible Adventures with Britannia is the latest addition to Wm Roger Louis's stimulating and acclaimed series, Adventures with Britannia. It draws upon a distinguished array of writers and scholars - historians, political scientists, journalists, novelists, biographers and English literature specialists - to guide the reader through a fascinating labyrinth of British culture, history and politics. Together, they provide a unique insight into the pivotal themes, political, literary and cultural, which have shaped British state and society. Including a comparison of A.J.P. Taylor and Hugh Trevor-Roper by Adam Sisman, a new appraisal of Prince Albert by Rosemary Hill, an assessment of Keats by Ferdinand Mount and a Diamond Jubilee portrait of Elizabeth II by Max Hastings, this book provides a rich mix of original ideas, historical and literary allusion, personality and anecdote, which together provide an intellectual adventure into the mainsprings of modern British and international society.
|Utgitt||2013||Forfatter||William Roger Louis|
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|Antall sider||352||Dimensjoner||15,6cm x 23,4cm x 3cm|
|Vekt||454 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||British & Irish history, Cultural studies, Political science & theory|