Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
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Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend

by Nigel Cawthorne
     
 

The story of Robin Hood contains compelling narratives of crusades and outlaws and has become a symbol for justice in an unjust world. Robin Hood became a hero over the centuries and has been immortalized in books, art, and movies, as well as a figure of admiration, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. This Brief History explores the truth behind

Overview


The story of Robin Hood contains compelling narratives of crusades and outlaws and has become a symbol for justice in an unjust world. Robin Hood became a hero over the centuries and has been immortalized in books, art, and movies, as well as a figure of admiration, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. This Brief History explores the truth behind the myths and the realities behind the images, and reveals an unexpected story that hits close to home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762438518
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
05/11/2010
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author


Nigel Cawthorne is the author of numerous historical investigations in the myth and criminals of Britain, including Jack the Ripper. He lives in London.

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