British History For Dummies, 3rd Edition
- Revised and expanded to include the historical parliamentary elections of 2010 and the British mission in Afghanistan
- Accompanied by access to a timeline and 'Who's Who in British History' section on dummies.com
- This new edition contains an 8-page color insert so you can see who, what and where the ensuing historical action takes place
Part I: The British Are Coming!
Chapter 1: So Much History, So Little Time.
Chapter 2: Sticks and Stone Age Stuff.
Chapter 3: Woad Rage and Chariots: The Iron Age in Britain.
Part II: Everyone Else Is Coming! The Invaders.
Chapter 4: Ruled Britannia.
Chapter 5: Saxon, Drugs, and Rock ’n’ Roll.
Chapter 6: Have Axe, Will Travel: The Vikings.
Chapter 7: 1066 and All That Followed.
Part III: Who's in Charge Around Here? The Middle Ages.
Chapter 8: England Gets an Empire.
Chapter 9: A Right Royal Time – the Medieval Realms of Britain.
Chapter 10: Plague, Pox, Poll Tax, and Ploughing – and Then You Die.
Part IV: Rights or Royals? The Tudors and Stuarts.
Chapter 11: Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown.
Chapter 12: A Burning Issue: The Reformation.
Chapter 13: Crown or Commons?
Chapter 14: Old Problems, New Ideas.
Part V: On the Up: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.
Chapter 15: Let's Make a Country.
Chapter 16: Survival of the Richest: The Industrial Revolution.
Chapter 17: Children of the Revolutions.
Chapter 18: Putting On My Top Hat – The Victorians.
Chapter 19: The Sun Never Sets – But It Don't Shine Either.
Part VI: Don't Look Down: The Twentieth Century.
Chapter 20: The Great War: The End of Innocence – and Everything Else?
Chapter 21: Radio Times.
Chapter 22: TV Times.
Chapter 23: Interesting Times.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: Ten Top Turning Points.
Chapter 25: Ten Major Documents.
Chapter 26: Ten Things the British Have Given the World (Whether the World Wanted Them or Not).
Chapter 27: Ten Great British Places to Visit.
Chapter 28: Ten Britons Who Should Be Better Known.