Simon Jenkins





Simon Jenkins


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June 10, 1943

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Simon Jenkins is the author of the international bestsellers England’s Thousand Best Churches and England’s Thousand Best Houses, the former editor of The Times and Evening Standard and a columnist for the Guardian. He is chairman of the National Trust.

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Allowing African farmers to profit from ivory in a carefully controlled market would give them an incentive to conserve wildlife

The iron law of the market is that you do not stifle demand by trying to stifle supply. It applies to drugs. It applies to alcohol. It applies to sex. It applies to ivory. For a generation, an international bureaucracy of UN officials and NGOs has been trying to stamp...

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Published on September 23, 2016 02:30
Average rating: 3.86 · 1,875 ratings · 188 reviews · 88 distinct works · Similar authors
A Short History of England

3.74 avg rating — 890 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Thatcher and Sons: A Revolu...

3.75 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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England's Thousand Best Chu...

4.27 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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England's Thousand Best Houses

4.23 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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The Battle for the Falklands

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Mission Accomplished?

4.20 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2015
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The Bible from Scratch: A L...

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Wales: Churches, Houses, Ca...

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England's 100 Best Views

3.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Bible Mapbook

4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1985 — 3 editions
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“The contemporary Matthew Paris wrote that, ‘foul as it is, hell itself is defiled by the foulness of King John’. A bard sang that ‘no man may ever trust him, for his heart is soft and cowardly’. Yet this evil was catalyst for a greater good, Magna Carta.”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction.’ Even”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

“The nation’s patriotic juices were stirred and the new music halls chanted, ‘We don’t want to fight but by jingo if we do, / We’ve got the ships, we’ve got the men, we’ve got the money too.’ Such sentiments became known as jingoism.”
Simon Jenkins, Short History Of England

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