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Foundation: The History of England From Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors

Peter Ackroyd
Format
Book
Published
New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
Edition
1st St. Martin's Griffin ed
Language
English
ISBN
1250037557 (pbk.), 9781250037558 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Hymns of stone
  • The Roman way
  • Climate change
  • Spear points
  • The blood eagle
  • The measure of the king
  • The coming of the conquerors
  • The house
  • Devils and wicked men
  • The road
  • The law is lost
  • The names
  • The turbulent priest
  • The lost village
  • The great charter
  • Crime and punishment
  • A simple king
  • The seasonal year
  • The emperor of Britain
  • The hammer
  • The favourites of a king
  • Birth and death
  • The sense of a nation
  • The night schools
  • The commotion
  • Into the woods
  • The suffering king
  • Old habits
  • The warrior
  • How others saw us
  • A simple man
  • Meet the family
  • The divided realm
  • The world at play
  • The lion and the lamb
  • The staple of life
  • The king of spring
  • Come to town
  • The zealot king
  • The king of suspicions
  • A conclusion.
Description
ix, 486 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • "First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-464) and index.
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