The award-winning story of Britain, from the arrival of Julius Caesar in 55BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901Christopher Lee's history of Britain provides the definitive radio account of the events and personalities that have shaped our nation. From foreign invasions and war to economic crises and social revolution, this is a compelling journey through centuries of dramatic change.Volume 10, the last in the series, covers the years 1837 to 1901: the Victorian age. The Queen's 64-year reign oversaw huge social changes, wrought by Palmerston, Gladstone and Disraeli; Dickens, Trollope, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gilbert and Sullivan; the first bicycle and the first electric light bulb.Narrated by Anna Massey, and featuring extracts from Sir Winston Churchill's 'A History of the English-speaking Peoples' read by Peter Jeffrey, 'This Sceptred Isle' is absorbing, informative and essential history.
Product InformationReader: Various Running Time: 3hrs Publisher: AudioGO Ltd Series: This Sceptred Isle Number of CDs: 3 File Quality: MP3 (256 kbps) Release Date: 10/1/05 D/L ISBN: 9781405699433
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