A Short History of England, Ireland and Scotland (Classic Reprint)
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Publisher: Forgotten Books (27 Sept. 2015)
By: Mary Platt Parmele (Author)
Will the readers of this little work please bear in mind the difficulties which must attend the painting of a very large picture, with multitudinous characters and details, upon a very small canvas! This book is mainly an attempt to trace to their sources some of the currents which enter into the life of Great Britain to-day, and to indicate the starting-points of some among the various threads - legislative, judicial, social, etc. - which are gathered into the imposing strand of English civilization in this closing nineteenth century.
The reader will please observe that there seem to have been two things most closely interwoven with the life of England - Religion and Money have been the great evolutionary factors in her development.
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