Glory & B*Llocks: The Truth Behind Ten Defining Events in British History - And the Half-Truths, Lies, Mistakes and What We Really Just Don't Know About Brexit by Colin Brown (Paperback, 2013)
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- DescriptionDid the longbow secure victory at Agincourt or are the English just better in mud? Did Queen Elizabeth I kw the Armada had capitulated when she delivered one of the most inspiring speeches in all history? Where did Wellington meet his Waterloo? Was the vote to leave the European Union Britain's modern Peasants' Revolt? Colin Brown travels to the sites of some of the most significant events in British history to skewer inaccuracies embedded in popular parlance and reveal the truth behind the stories that make Britain great.
- Author BiographyColin Brown is the acclaimed author of Operation Big: The Race to Stop Hitler's A-Bomb, 'The Scum of the Earth': What Happened to the Real British Heroes of Waterloo? and Whitehall: The Street That Shaped a Nation. Formerly political editor of the Sunday Telegraph and the Independent on Sunday, he covered breaking news in Downing Street and Westminster for over thirty years. He lives in London.
- PrizesShortlisted for Paddy Power Political Book Awards: Political History Book of the Year 2013.
- Author(s)Colin Brown
- PublisherOneworld Publications
- Date of Publication07/11/2013
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOneworld Publications
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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