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Tag - history of britain

The 4 Most Important British Objects from the Victorian Era

In his new book, A History of Britain in 100 Objects, historian Paul Chrystal has uncovered the objects which define the nation’s story. From ancient history right up to the modern day, the case can be made in each of these objects for the way it both shaped and influenced the history of Britain. The Victorian era is one of the most loved of Britain’s past, and marks a time of enormous growth in stature of the country. It saw revolutions [...]

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Britain’s Most Important Post-War Objects

In his new book, A History of Britain in 100 Objects, historian Paul Chrystal makes the case for the defining objects which tell the story of Britain and its history. Britain as a nation has gone through many identities and events, and has seen plenty of conflict over the years. The most recent major events were the two World Wars of the early 20th Century. In this article, we’ll look at the most important objects which have appeared in the post-war period [...]

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