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The Narrow Sea: Barrier, Bridge and Gateway to the World - The History of…
by Peter Unwin
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Drawing from original texts as varied as The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and a soldier's Second World War diaries, the author charts the landscape and seascape of northern Europe's gateway to the oceans, and reveals a history of political and military intrigue.
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The English Channel separates Britain from Europe, keeping invaders out of Britain and defining its identity. Peter Unwin tells its story, from the ancient land-bridge that linked Britain to the continent to the 21st century, charting the history of one of the world's busiest seaways.
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