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In Search of the Dark Ages (Paperback)

In Search of the Dark Ages (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 02/06/2005
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This edition of Michael Wood's groundbreaking first book explores the fascinating and mysterious centuries between the Romans and the Norman Conquest of 1066. In Search of the Dark Ages vividly conjures up some of the most famous names in British history, such as Queen Boadicea, leader of a terrible war of resistance against the Romans, and King Arthur, the 'once and future king', for whose riddle Wood proposes a new and surprising solution. Here too, warts and all, are the Saxon, Viking and Norman kings who laid the political foundations of England - Offa of Mercia, Alfred the Great, Athelstan, and William the Conqueror, whose victory at Hastings in 1066 marked the end of Anglo-Saxon England. Reflecting recent historical, textual and archaeological research, this revised edition of Michael Wood's classic book overturns preconceptions of the Dark Ages as a shadowy and brutal era, showing them to be a richly exciting and formative period in the history of Britain. 'With In Search of the Dark Ages, Michael Wood wrote the book for history on TV.' The Times 'Michael Wood is the maker of some of the best TV documentaries ever made on history and archaeology.' Times Literary Supplement

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780563522768
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 197 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 18 mm


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"In Search of the Dark Ages, Michael Wood wrote the book for history on TV." * The Times *
"Michael Wood is the maker of some of the best TV documentaries ever made on history and archaeology." * Times Literary Supplement *

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Halibut118

“A Superb Introduction”

Writing in an engaging, informative style with up to date information, Michael Wood's In Search of the Dark Ages has been an excellent introduction to the era, acting as a gateway to further reading. Highly... More

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