Churchill's History of the English Speaking Peoplesby Winston S. Churchill, Henry Steele Commager (Arranged by)
This authoritative yet easy-to-read text is accompanied by more than 50 illustrations, maps and genealogical tables. The marvelous gallery of historical portraits that has been retained in this edition includes Alfred the Great, Richard the Lion-Hearted, Joan of Arc, henry VIII, Elizabeth I, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, General Robert E. Lee and Queen Victoria. Churchill profiles important political figures from the British monarchy as well as leaders from the mother country's budding colonies including the United States, Canada and India.
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Never have so many owed so much to so few (Churchill and his staff of researchers). The 3 volume set (republished by Barnes and Noble)is outstanding if you can find a set.