Small Island

by Philip Parker





Published by Penguin Books Ltd

Published May 2023

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.

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