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CHURCHILL, W.: Island Race (The) (Abridged)

    

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CHURCHILL, W.: Island Race (The) (Abridged)

Here is a history of Britain by one of its finest statesmen, a man who had himself crucially shaped events during perhaps the greatest crisis of modern times. Churchill’s resonant prose brings to vivid and compelling life the political, constitutional and military landmarks of our history his purpose, to show that a sense of how man may live decently and democratically grew from the heritage of these islands.



Disc 1

  The Island Race
1.   Introduction 00:03:16
2.   Julius Caesar 00:07:03
3.   The Saxons 00:04:21
4.   The Vikings and King Alfred 00:09:07
5.   King Harold 00:07:28
6.   King Henry II 00:04:48
7.   King Richard I 00:02:57
8.   King John 00:04:02
9.   King Edward I 00:06:01
10.   King Edward III 00:07:53
11.   The Black Death 00:03:53
12.   King Richard II 00:03:19
13.   King Henry V 00:05:36
14.   Joan Of Arc 00:04:02
15.   King Richard III 00:03:50


Disc 2

  The Island Race
1.   The Battle Of Bosworth Field 00:03:19
2.   Henry VII 00:07:53
3.   Henry VIII 00:01:47
4.   Queen Mary 00:02:16
5.   Queen Elizabeth I 00:05:40
6.   The Spanish Armada 00:05:58
7.   King James VI 00:00:49
8.   The New World 00:02:48
9.   King Charles I 00:04:22
10.   Oliver Cromwell 00:04:39
11.   The Second Civil War 00:03:23
12.   The English Republic 00:03:55
13.   The Plague 00:01:25
14.   King James II 00:07:11
15.   William Of Orange 00:06:47
16.   The Battle Of Blenheim 00:02:34
17.   The Battle Of Ramillies 00:04:07
18.   King George I 00:03:40
19.   The Jacobites 00:06:43


Disc 3

  The Island Race
1.   King George III 00:02:43
2.   The British Empire 00:02:43
3.   The French Revolution 00:05:49
4.   The Battle OF Trafalgar 00:06:41
5.   Napoleon 00:02:52
6.   Wellington 00:04:59
7.   The Hundred Days War 00:07:04
8.   The Industrial Revolution 00:03:58
9.   King William IV 00:05:56
10.   The Toll Puddle 'Martyrs' 00:03:04
11.   The Great Exhibition 00:01:36
12.   The Crimean War 00:04:12
13.   Gladstone and Disraeli 00:05:01
14.   The War in Egypt 00:04:11
15.   The Reform Bill 00:06:00
16.   The Labour Party 00:03:14
17.   The Boer War 00:05:46
18.   Epilogue 00:01:48

Total Playing Time: 03:54:29






Author(s):
Churchill, Winston

Reader(s):
Heath, Edward; Souza, Edward de

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: History

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA304712

Barcode: 0730099004725

Physical Release: 04/1995

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