Item description for Our Island Story: From James I And Guy Fawkes to Queen Victoria by H. E. Marshall...
"Our Island History" by H. E. Marshall is an Edwardian history book for younger listeners (6-12) which tells the story of England, concluding with the reign of Queen Victoria. Antonia Fraser and many other current historians declare that it was this book that opened the delights of history for them. It fell from fashion from the 1960s, but its recent re-release in hardback has seen it become a publishing surprise in the UK, with sales of some 75,000 copies in a few months. Now, Naxos AudioBooks releases it unabridged in three volumes released in March 2006, April 2006 and May 2006, divided into three clear periods of history. Though slightly edited to take account of historical changes and attitudes, it is presented unabridged.
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Format: Audiobook, Unabridged
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.43" Width: 4.88" Height: 0.94" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date May 30, 2006
Publisher Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN 9626344113 ISBN13 9789626344118
Availability 0 units.
More About H. E. Marshall
A widely read author of history books for children a century ago, Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall is now enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Her most famous work, Our Island Story, A History of England for Boys and Girls, was first published in 1905, followed quickly by Scotland's Story in 1906 and Our Empire Story in 1908. She also authored A History of France, A History of Germany, This Country of Ours, and English Literature for Boys and Girls. In addition, she penned The Story of Napoleon and The Story of Cromwell for the "Children's Heroes" series and contributed several volumes to the highly acclaimed "Told to the Children" series.
H. E. Marshall was born in 1867 and died in 1941.
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