The History Lessons



UK Publication

Icon Books



Press and Reviews

These are the History Lessons that schools across Britain should be teaching! Shalina Patel has done a superb job in widening the representation within the topics…”

Read more

History can be a daunting subject for many of us, but Shalina Patel befriends her reader with a warm, witty style that entertains and educates in…”

Read more

I love this book, the idea behind this book, and the history inside this book. It's scholarly, lively, entertaining, inclusive and compassionate. It's highly readable and…”

Read more

I wish I'd had this book when I was young. Shalina has done a superb job of shining a light on important history, too often left…”

Read more

From the Romans to present day, we are taken on an eye-opening journey that looks beyond the usual narratives and people. Engaging and well-researched, this is…”

Read more

Shalina Patel is the history teacher I wish I had at school, and her first book shows she is the history teacher Britain needs now. A…”

Read more