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In the Land of Giants - Max Adams

In the Land of Giants

In the Land of Giants

4.0 1 5 Författare: Max Adams Inläsare: Phil Fox
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The five centuries between the end of Roman Britain (410) and the death of Alfred the Great (899) have left few voices save a handful of chroniclers, but Britain's 'Dark Ages' can still be explored through their material remnants: buildings, books, metalwork, and, above all, landscapes. Max Adams explores Britain's lost early medieval past by walking its paths and exploring its lasting imprint on valley, hill and field. From York to Whitby, from London to Sutton Hoo, from Edinburgh to Anglesey and from Hadrian's Wall to Loch Tay, each of his ten walk narratives form both free-standing chapters and parts of a wider portrait of a Britain of fort and fyrd, crypt and crannog, church and causeway, holy well and memorial stone. Part travelogue, part expert reconstruction, IN THE LAND OF GIANTS offers a beautifully written insight into the lives of peasants, drengs, ceorls, thanes, monks and kings during an enigmatic but richly exciting period of our island's history.
Språk: Engelska Kategori: Historia Översättare:

Mer info om ljudboken:

Förlag: Whole Story Audiobooks
Utgiven: 2016-03-03
Längd: 14T 21M
ISBN: 9781510024625

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Förlag: Head of Zeus
Utgiven: 2015-09-10
ISBN: 9781784080327
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