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A History of Britain 

A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.
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Simon Schama ...  Himself - Presenter 14 episodes, 2000-2002
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

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BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

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29 October 2001 (USA) See more »

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I istoria tis M. Vretanias See more »

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Politically Correct History
2 August 2003 | by hborumSee all my reviews

Don't waste your money buying it and don't waste your time watching it. Two examples of the revisionist history that permeates the entire work: Covers the entire Napoleonic period with two or three side comments concerning that 20 plus years of World war. Uses the Duke of Wellington's description of the Battle of Waterloo totally out of context; as a description of the British social/political crises during the Napoleonic period. However, what would you expect from today's BBC other than a politically correct perspective of history?


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