The Story of England

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-29
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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'A genuinely affecting piece of pop history' Daily MailWhat is England and who are the English?The village of Kibworth in Leicestershire lies at the very centre of England. Its history is a story of departing Romans, Saxon and Viking immigrants, and Norman conquerors; of the Great Famine and the Black Death; of religious and political conflicts, and the Industrial Revolution; of Empire and two world wars.All made their impact on this village, and its people.Enlisting the help of the current inhabitants of Kibworth, using the village's unique documentary archive, and launching a breathtaking archaeological dig, Michael Wood tells the extraordinary story of one English community over fifteen centuries a tale of Anglo-Saxon peasants, medieval reeves, Tudor vicars, Victorian framework-knitters and First World War soldiers.The story of Kibworth is the story of England itself, and this is the people's history of the nation.'Hugely impressive' Independent 'A prism through which we can begin to understand England and its ever-shifting identity as a whole' The Times'Riveting. From the start, held me captive like a really good detective story' Lady

Author Biography

Michael Wood was born and educated in Manchester, and studied modern history and later Anglo-Saxon history at Oxford. He has made over one hundred television films and has written four number-one-bestselling books including In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great and The Story of India. He lives in Hampstead, North London, with his wife and two daughters.

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