An Utterly Impartial History of Britain: (or 2000 Years of Upper Class Idiots in Charge) Book

Examines how England's peculiar class system was established by some snobby French nobles whose posh descendents still have wine cellars and second homes in the Dordogne. This title explores the complex socio-economic reasons why Britain's kings were the first in Europe to be brought to heel. It is a journey through Britain' bizarre history.Read More

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    Many of us were put off history by the dry and dreary way it was taught at school. Back then 'The Origins of the Industrial Revolution' somehow seemed less compelling than the chance to test the bold claim on Timothy Johnson's 'Shatterproof' ruler. But here at last is a chance to have a good laugh and learn all that stuff you feel you really ought to know by now...In this "Horrible History for Grown Ups" you can read how Anglo-Saxon liberals struggled to be positive about immigration; 'Look I think we have to try and respect the religious customs of our new Viking friends - oi he's nicked my bloody ox!' Discover how England's peculiar class system was established by some snobby French nobles whose posh descendents still have wine cellars and second homes in the Dordogne today.And explore the complex socio-economic reasons why Britain's kings were the first in Europe to be brought to heel; (because the Stuarts were such a useless bunch of untalented incompetent arrogant upper-class thickoes that Parliament didn't have much choice.) A book about then that is also incisive and illuminating about now "2000 Years of Upper Class Idiots in Charge" is a hilarious informative and cantankerous journey through Britain' fascinating and bizarre history. As entertaining as a witch burning and a lot more laughs.

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    Examines how Englands peculiar class system was established by some snobby French nobles whose posh descendents still have wine cellars and second homes in the...

  • 0552773964
  • 9780552773966
  • John O'Farrell
  • 5 May 2008
  • Black Swan
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 592

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