By Asa Briggs
Ranging greatly over the years and position, Asa Briggs highlights continuities and adjustments in society in England from prehistory to the current day. Literature, artwork and politics are investigated as elements and gauges of human event, learn in comparable disciplines is mentioned and alterations in historic interpretations defined. the writer additionally bargains his personal, own, view of social heritage.
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Ranging largely over the years and position, Asa Briggs highlights continuities and alterations in society in England from prehistory to the current day. Literature, paintings and politics are investigated as elements and gauges of human event, study in similar disciplines is mentioned and adjustments in historic interpretations defined.
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A Social History of England by Asa Briggs