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“Delightful and informative” —San Francisco Chronicle
See this U.K. broadcast edition with episodes not seen on PBS documenting a 1,500-year history of power, passion and glory.
In this captivating 16-part series, Starkey advances a unifying narrative—the dynamic tension between authoritarian order and rule by consent of the governed—that makes Britain unique among the world’s nations.
An honorary fellow at Cambridge University and a member of London’s Society of Royal Antiquaries, David Starkey (CBE) has taught history at the London School of Economics, written more than a dozen books, and presented many acclaimed television documentaries.
outstanding dvd, if you like English-British history, definately worth getting.Published 20 days ago by Vin Hudson
David Starkey is an outstanding scholar who holds your interest throughout the program. Understanding the history of the British Monarchy can be difficult, but Starkey's lectures,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Reader
As an historian and history major study western civilization I found this series to be very helpful . It was quite entertaining too.Published 3 months ago by Maura
The information and stories are wonderful, as well as the reenactments. Please keep in mind though that this series was written by those that believe in Britain's ultimate right. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. Zentmyer
Overall quite good, but some of the musical performances are disappointing.Published 4 months ago by James Bynum
Had heard great things about this collection and I was not disappointed. It is not like many programs you watch that are driven by recreations and acting, instead, David Starkey... Read morePublished 5 months ago by green_knight11