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A short history of the English people

by John Richard Green

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination4 v.
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Open LibraryOL24631642M
LC Control Number11000795

The rise of the word novel at the cost of its rival, the romance, remained a Spanish and English phenomenon, and though readers all over Western Europe had welcomed the novel(la) or short history as an alternative in the second half of the 17th century, only the English and the Spanish had, however, openly discredited the romance. In The English and their History, the first full-length account to appear in one volume for many decades, Robert Tombs gives us the history of the English people, and of how the stories they have told about themselves have shaped them, from the prehistoric 'dreamtime' through to the present day. If a nation is a group of people with a sense of kinship, a political identity and /5().

Short story, brief fictional prose narrative that is shorter than a novel and that usually deals with only a few characters.. The short story is usually concerned with a single effect conveyed in only one or a few significant episodes or scenes. The form encourages economy of setting, concise narrative, and the omission of a complex plot; character is disclosed in action and dramatic .   The Oxford English Dictionary says the first published use of "hello" goes back only to And it wasn't mainly a greeting back then. Ammon says people in the 's said hello to attract. A Short History of the English People by Green, John published by American Book Company in (edition). History of beautiful Hardcover book is .

  The English and Their History, by the Professor of French history at Cambridge, Robert Tombs, is a work of supreme igence cuts its way through orthodoxy, dogmas, traditions and Author: Richard Davenport-Hines. Jack and the beanstalk. Little Red Riding Hood. Monster shopping trip. Much Ado About Nothing. My favourite clothes. My favourite day - Chinese New Year. My favourite day - Christmas. My favourite day - Diwali. My favourite day - Eid al-Fitr. Nessie - the Loch Ness Monster. One moment around the world. Our colourful world. Pyramids in Paris. A short history of English. Were you looking for short stories in English? If so, Almost million people in the world speak English as their first language (estimates of the exact number vary considerably) - about the same number as Spanish, but less than Mandarin Chinese or Hindi.


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