[Epub] ❥ All the Countries Weve Ever Invaded Author Stuart Laycock – Agedanna.info

All the Countries Weve Ever Invaded Out Of Countries That Are Currently UN Member States, We Ve Invaded Or Fought Conflicts In The Territory Of That S Not Far Off A Massive, Jaw Dropping Per Cent Not Too Many Britons Know That We Invaded Iran In The Second World War With The Soviets You Can Be Fairly Sure A Lot Iranians Do Or What About The Time We Arrived With Elephants To Invade Ethiopia Every Summer, Hordes Of British Tourists Now Occupy Corfu And The Other Ionian Islands Find Out How We First Invaded Them Armed With Cannon Instead Of Camera And Set Up The United States Of The Ionian Islands Think The Philippines Have Always Been Outside Our Zone Of Influence Think Again Read The Surprising Story Of Our Eighteenth Century Occupation Of Manila And How We Demanded A Ransom Of Millions Of Dollars For The City This Book Takes A Look At Some Of The Truly Awe Inspiring Ways Our Country Has Been A Force, For Good And For Bad, Right Across The World A Lot Of People Are Vaguely Aware That A Quarter Of The Globe Was Once Pink, But That S Not Even Half The Story We Re A Stroppy, Dynamic, Irrepressible Nation And This Is How We Changed The World, Often When It Didn T Ask To Be Changed

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10 thoughts on “All the Countries Weve Ever Invaded

  1. says:

    Reading this book was an absolutely horrible experience.Not only is this historian doing history in an embarrassingly amateurish way, but his entire take on Britain s colonial endeavours is painfully shallow and so old fashioned as to be positively distasteful.He seems to be aware o

  2. says:

    I was inclined to give this book only 1 star, as the author s prose and writing transitions are weak and his analysis fairly shallow Laycock has some difficulty seeing the forest of British imperialism for the trees of military history But some of the trees are fascinating Laycock includes h

  3. says:

    When I saw the title of this book I thought it d be about the reasons for invading various countries and the consequences of the invasions Well, I was wrong It s about random people that invaded random countries as the countries are listed alphabetically, which sounds ridiculous, but it is just as we

  4. says:

    Good read, just the right level of detail to inspire other readers to dig a little deeper into some of these forgotten aspects of British history.

  5. says:

    After reading the Scramble for Africa , this A Z through all the countries Britain has invaded was comparative light relief The narrator is clearly aiming at a British audience constantly using we when speaking about the Brits , and he rushes through 170 countries with a light hearted tone that serves to make what is

  6. says:

    The author has done a lot of research for this book, which gives brief details of British military involvement around the world from Roman times to the near present day He gives us that research in an entertaining and digestible way and the book is surprisingly short and readable The style is quite whimsical for what is actual

  7. says:

    This is what my grandmother would probably call a loo book It s a very short chapter on every country that the UK has invaded how we invaded it, what happened, and in most cases when we lost interest in it As such, it s rather bitty, isn t a good long read, and is one of those books best left in the bathroom for a quick chapter while y

  8. says:

    Intended as an overview or introduction, and as such it works very well The entries are brief, and there is not a lot of detail, but the author manages to pack quite a bit in there and certainly enough to spark the reader s interest enough to pursue the topic in depth Plus, he writes in a humorous, conversational style that is fun to read.

  9. says:

    I m not exactly sure why this book has such a low rating It s not supposed to be comprehensive it s a bathroom reader and it does that job very well There are some minor mistakes which should have been fixed in editing and the maps in the back of the book are outdated but overall this was a solid overview of an interesting subject written by a rather ch

  10. says:

    I had high hopes when I picked this up but failed to note that it s simply an alphabetical list of countries With no themes or grouping, it is a mess of sequential continent hopping that was entertaining in places but ultimately tiring.

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