Philip Parker is a writer, consultant, and publisher specializing in ancient and medieval political and military systems. He studied history at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and is the author of A History of Britain in Maps (2016), the DK Eyewitness Companion Guide to World History (2010) and many more. He was the General Editor of Anova's Great Trade Routes (2010), and winner of a Certificate of Merit for the Mountbatten Maritime Award in the Maritime Media Awards 2013. As a publisher he ran the Times books list, including works on Ancient Civilizations and The Times History of the World. Philip lives in London with his partner and daughter.
Charting the formation and then break-up of British rule, Small Island provides a richly entertaining canter through the country's past. An engrossing book, offering stimulating observations about our cultural evolution as well as predictions for Britain's future.-Independent His rather bouncy style makes this a perfect book for a summer read that informs, engages and entertains-Great British Life