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Miscellany of Britain

People, Places, History, Culture, Customs, Sport

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A Miscellany of Britain: People, Places, History, Culture, Customs, Sport by Tom O'Meara
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This is a fun book to dip in and out of and the ideal buy for visitors to this country. "A Miscellany of Britain" puts you right about many truths and half-truths, from Nelson's eyepatch and the number of wives Henry VIII had, to where the word 'curry' comes from and the origins of the police helmet back in the nineteenth century. It is illustrated throughout with black and white prints and line drawings.

Author Biography

An experienced journalist with an Oxford University degree in History.
Release date NZ
September 28th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black and white prints and line drawings
Imprint
Arcturus Publishing
Pages
192
ISBN-13
9780572033835
Product ID
2070942

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