The greatest questions of our future can be answered by twelve crucial moments in Britain's history. It wasn't long-ago that Britons could have been as at home in Varanasi as they could have been in Wolverhampton - why? - because the shape and location of Britain's land-mass has not always been the same, and with large parts of Britain scattered across the globe, British borders and its identity has always been on the move. But, by knowing more about the twelve pivotal moments that occurred over a 2,000-year period, we can not only gain a full sense of our British history, but we can also understand where we are heading. In twelve defining maps, you will learn how Britain came to be the superpower it is today and by using the past as a guide we can foresee what is coming. A New History of Britain is essential reading for certainty - to discover our past, to reveal our future and identify who we are and who we will become.