Peter & Dan Snow's Treasures of British History
A spirited examination of our nation's history told through 50 key documents by two of our most celebrated historians. With a wealth of experience between them on political and military history and today's current affairs, Peter and Dan Snow are the perfect guides to appreciating the significance of each document. These fascinating records are beautifully reproduced on the pages and the authors explain their criteria for the selection of each one and its relevance. Ten documents are faithfully reproduced in facsimile form, bringing a tangible sense of history to the book. From the Magna Carta to Tim Berners Lee's memo for a World Wide Web, this is a must-have volume for all history enthusiasts.
Peter Snow is a highly respected journalist, author, and broadcaster. He was ITN s Diplomatic and Defence Correspondent form 1966 to 1979, and presented BBC s "Newsnight" from 1980 to 1997. For many years he was an indispensable part of election nights. He has written "To War with Wellington" (John Murray Publishers) and" When Britain Burned the White House" (Thomas Dunne Books). Dan Snow is a historian who has researched, written, and presented several documentaries and appears regularly on the BBC s "One Show" as their History Man. His writing has appeared in the "Times," the "Sunday Times," the "Guardian," the "Daily Express," and "BBC History Magazine.""
Product Dimensions: 25.9 x 2.8 x 30 cm