Dr. Ian Mortimer is best known as the author of The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England and The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England, which were both national bestsellers. He was awarded the Alexander Prize by the Royal Historical Society for his work on the social history of medicine. Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He lives in England. Please visit his website at www.ianmortimer.com.
I loved this book. It will enable you to understand your past, your
place in it and that of your ancestors as never before. A modern
An ambitious study of the last millennium.
Provocative and enjoyable. Almost every page of this engaging book sets your mind racing.--Dominic Sandbrook
Original and fascinating. Mortimer is an entertaining guide on this superb time-travel journey of human innovations It is a planetary ride which Mortimer offers us in his tour of ten centuries. It is exhilarating to time-travel with him.
A quirky but always delightful social history that will convince most readers that social revolutions have been happening for a long time.