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The Resource Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd

Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd

Label
Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Title
Foundation
Title remainder
the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII
Dewey number
942
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn800447745
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
ix, 486 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250003614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012028305
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)800447745
Label
Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn800447745
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
ix, 486 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250003614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012028305
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)800447745

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