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A short history of England, for young people

by E. S. Kirkland

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Miss E.S. Kirkland ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA32 .K59
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 7-415 p.
      Number of Pages415
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6917830M
      LC Control Number02016277
      OCLC/WorldCa8548401

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Excerpt from A Short History of England, for Young People The earliest name for the country now called England was Albion, which we find in the works of Greek writers more than three hundred years before Christ.

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England was settled by humans for at leastyears. The first modern humans (homo sapiens) arrived during the Ice Age (ab to 10, years ago), when the sea levels were lower and Britain was connected to the European mainland. It is these people who A short history of England the ancient megalithic monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury.

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