Common People

van Alison Light
10u13m Gelezen door Caroline Laskowska

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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Common People: The History of An English Family by Alison Light, read by Caroline Laskowska. Family history is a massive phenomenon of our times but what are we after when we go in search of our ancestors? Beginning with her grandparents, Alison Light moves between the present and the past, in an extraordinary series of journeys over two centuries, across Britain and beyond. Epic in scope and deep in feeling, Common People is a family history but also a new kind of public history, following the lives of the migrants who travelled the country looking for work. Original and eloquent, it is a timely rethinking of who the English were - but ultimately it reflects on history itself, and on our constant need to know who went before us and what we owe them.

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Soort boek
Penguin Books Ltd
Gelezen door
Caroline Laskowska

Geschiedenis, Brits, Iers
Familiegeschiedenis, voorvaderen
Geschiedenis: sociaal & cultureel