Authoritative and engrossing a history of the english speaking peoples since 1900 is an enthralling account of the century in which the political culture of one linguistic world grouping comprehensively triumphed over all others. In 1900 where churchill ended the fourth volume of his history of the english speaking peoples the united states had not yet emerged onto the world scene as a great powermeanwhile the british empire was in decline but did not yet know it any number of other powers might have won primacy in the twentieth century and beyond including germany russia possibly even fra. Winston churchills history of the english speaking peoples in four volumes ended in 1900 andrew roberts wolfson history prizewinner and superb narrative historian has been inspired by churchills example to write the story of the 20th century. Andrew roberts is the author of masters and commanders and a history of the english speaking peoples since 1900 his other books include napoleon and wellington eminent churchillians and salisbury which won the wolfson history prize. Roberts has written a lengthy ambitious and interesting but flawed work intended as a sequel to winston churchills a history of the english speaking peopleswhich ended with the death of queen victoria in 1901robert eschews straight narrative history
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