1. Making England English * 2. Lost Landscapes * 3. Royalty Remembered * 4. The Blast of War * 5. Fading Fame * 6. Inner Man and Woman * 7. Believe It or Not * 8. England Abroad
An entertaining look at the less well known facts of English history, from kings to commoners and from battles to vanishing villages
Richard Tames is Lecturer on London's history for the Institute of Tourist Guiding. He has written over 20 books on different aspects of English history, including Shakespeare's London on Five Groats a Day, also published by Thames & Hudson.
'[An] entertaining miscellany ... all vital stuff to know' -
'Witty and engaging' - Yorkshire Post