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Old 12-09-2007, 07:29 AM   #1
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Post Dickens, Charles: A Child's History of England (Illustrated). v5. 2nd Sep 2012

Dickens wrote "A Child's History of England" between 1850 and 1853. It really doesn't have a great deal to recommend it as "history" as the term is currently understood - Dickens' view seems to have been somewhat "black and white", with kings either being "saviours of England" or "monstrous villains". Still, it's a fun piece of writing and contains lots of good anecdotes - true and otherwise - about the history of England, from Roman times up to the "Glorious Revolution" of 1688.

As always, enjoy!

EDIT: 23 Dec 07

Created a proper MobiPocket version with full-sized images, table of contents link, etc. Uploaded v3.

EDIT: 15 Mar 08

Recreated the book with improved formatting. Uploaded v4.

EDIT: 2 Sep 12

Thoroughly proofed and corrected against a printed text. Not that many errors found, but the formatting's been greatly improved, and several illustrations and tables added. Uploaded v5.


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