A History Of Britain: Volume 1: At The Edge Of The World? 3000BC - AD 1603

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Simon Schama

Narrated By: Timothy West

Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd

Date: December 2004

Duration: 7 hours 58 minutes

Summary:

To look back at the past is to understand the present. In this vivid account of over 4,000 years of British history Simon Schama takes us on an epic journey which encompasses the very beginnings of the nation’s identity, when the first settlers landed on Orkney. From the successes and failures of the monarchy to the daily life of a Roman soldier stationed on Hadrian’s Wall, Schama gives a vivid, fascinating account of the many different stories and struggles that lie behind the growth of our island nation. Simon Schama’s hugely successful BBC 2 series has shown him to be one of our most original and exciting historians. Timothy West’s abridged reading of the book accompanying the series, introduced by Schama himself reading his own Preface, bears further testimony to his extraordinary gift for story-telling. 'Schama is a giant, a great thinking-machine and a golden lyricist as well' - Mail on Sunday.

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History Of Britain: Volume 1: At The Edge Of The World? 3000BC - AD 1603

by Simon Schama

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