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The Peter & Dan Snow's Treasures of British History by Peter Snow, Dan Snow

The Peter & Dan Snow's Treasures of British History


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Take a spirited tour of British history, as told through 50 key documents. From the Magna Carta to Hitler s letter to Chamberlain agreeing never to go to war, these 50 documents capture some of the most significant moments in English history.

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The Peter & Dan Snow's Treasures of British History by Peter Snow, Dan Snow

Offers an examination of our nation's history told through 50 key documents. In this book, the authors explain their criteria for the selection of each one and its relevance. From the Magna Carta to Tim Berners Lee's memo for a World Wide Web, it is suitable for all history enthusiasts. Peter and Dan Snow historians with a wealth of experience in politics, military history, and current affairs explore the implications and impact of these treasures, which they personally chose. Ten of these documents appear in facsimile form, and all reproductions are the same size as the original.

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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Publication date

6th October 2016


Peter Snow, Dan Snow

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Andre Deutsch Ltd an imprint of Carlton Books Ltd


112 pages




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