Folly and Fortune in Early British History: From Caesar to the Normans / Edition 1

Folly and Fortune in Early British History: From Caesar to the Normans / Edition 1

by Kenneth G. Henshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230555209

ISBN-13: 9780230555204

Pub. Date: 11/25/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Focusing on pivotal points in Early British History, this book examines the role offolly and fortunein major events in Britain from Caesar's expeditions to the Norman Conquest. By examining the foolishnessin a bygone age, Henshall draws attention to how human behaviour - with all its erraticisms – has helped shape history.  See more details below

Overview

Focusing on pivotal points in Early British History, this book examines the role offolly and fortunein major events in Britain from Caesar's expeditions to the Norman Conquest. By examining the foolishnessin a bygone age, Henshall draws attention to how human behaviour - with all its erraticisms – has helped shape history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230555204
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/25/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Illustrations Preface: About This Book Introduction: Humans, History, Folly, and Fortune The Roman Eagle Lands The Coming of the Pagans The Improbable Norman Conquest So Just How Foolish or Fortunate Have We Been? Appendix I: The Question of Arthur Appendix II: Timeline Appendix III: Chronology of Kings and Overlords of England from the Anglo-Saxon Advent to the Norman Conquest Bibliography of References

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