by Philip Parker
Books > History
12 Maps That Explain The History of Britain
Discover the 12 crucial moments in Britain’s past that will answer the greatest questions for our future in this richly insightful and fascinating history
‘A richly entertaining canter through the country’s past. Engrossing’ INDEPENDENT
What is Britain?
Where lie its boundaries?
Why are they always changing?
Are we a small island or a big idea?
What will we look like next?
In Small Island: 12 Maps that Explain the History of Britain, Philip Parker answers these and other crucial questions about this country and its peoples.
By pondering our intertwined geography and history, he shows how the past has made Britain and how we might yet shape its future.