Ian Crofton

Ian Crofton, formerly editor-in-chief of The Guinness Encyclopaedia, has written a wide range of other books, including Science without the Boring Bits, Brewer's BritainĀ and Ireland, Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable, and the acclaimed World History: 50 Episodes You Really Need to Know. A polymath, with a gift for condensing complex narratives into highly readable and entertaining texts, he is the perfect guide to an increasingly popular approach to history.
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