This Sceptred Isle: The Twentieth Century continues the story, taking us through decades of whirlwind change and technological advancement in a diverse and colourful country on the brink of a new millennium. Volume 1, covering the years 1901-1919, looks at the impact of the death of Queen Victoria, the growth of the Suffragette Movement, changes in the capital, such as the introduction of the first motor buses, and, of course, the far-reaching consequences of the First World War.
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Very good that, although pretty brief, it managed to cover a lot of stories I had not heard of before whilst still covering the major events.
Wish it was a little longer though.
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