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In the Land of Giants : A Journey Through the Dark Ages
by Max Adams


Overview - 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 walking narratives form free-standing chapters as well as 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 Giant s offers a beautifully written insight into the lives of peasants, drengs, ceorls, thanes, monks, knights, and kings during an enigmatic but richly exciting period of Britain's history.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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 walking narratives form free-standing chapters as well as 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, knights, and kings during an enigmatic but richly exciting period of Britain's history.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781681772189
  • ISBN-10: 1681772183
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 6.1 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 pounds


Related Categories

Books > History > Europe - Great Britain - Middle Ages (449-1066)
Books > Travel > Europe - Great Britain
Books > Travel > Special Interest - Hikes & Walks

 
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