The Treasures of British History

The Treasures of British History

by Dan Snow


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Take a spirited tour of British history as told through 50 key documents, including the Magna Carta, Hitler’s letter to Chamberlain agreeing never to go to war, and a ticket stub to the Beatles’ first concert. Celebrated historians Peter and Dan Snow explore the implications and impact of these treasures, which they personally selected from The National Archives, the British Museum, the British Library, and the National Records of Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780233005621
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group Limited
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 631,313
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter Snow is a highly respected journalist, author, and broadcaster. He was ITN’s Diplomatic and Defence Correspondent form 1966 to 1979, and presented BBC’s Newsnight from 1980 to 1997. For many years he was an indispensable part of election nights. He has written To War with Wellington (John Murray Publishers) and When Britain Burned the White House (Thomas Dunne Books).

Dan Snow is a historian who has researched, written, and presented several documentaries and appears regularly on the BBC’s One Show as their “History Man.” His writing has appeared in the Times, the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Daily Express, and BBC History Magazine.

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