They Made Great Britain
'A real treasure trove - an erudite, essential, original & thoroughly entertaining collection of stories, facts & characters that everyone should know about British history' -
Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Jerusalem: the biography.
History as you have never read it. This book, quite extraordinary in its richness and anecdotal detail.
With hundreds of facts never before read about, there's something new and strange on every page. The perfect 'dipping in' book for everyone. Forward by Professor Norman Stone. Beautifully illustrated with more than 200 images from the National Portrait Gallery.