Agincourt: Great Battles Series

Agincourt: Great Battles Series

by Anne Curry


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The world's most important battles-and the long historical shadows they have cast, The story of Agincourt, one of the most iconic battles in English history: how it was how it has been remembered, and what it means for us today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199681013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2015
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,162,900
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures xiv

Abbreviations xvi

1 Introduction 1

2 Agincourt: The Battle in Context 7

3 'The Noble Beginning' or 'The Accursed Day?: Early Interpretations 40

4 'Alarms and Excursions': The Enduring Influence of Shakespeare's Agincourt 78

5 'France's Bane and England's Glory!': Agincourt, War, and National Identity 115

6 'Agincourt PLC': Traditions, Myths, and Creations 141

7 'Rival Experts Prepare To Do Battle over Agincourt' 180

8 Conclusion 212

Notes 215

Bibliography 239

Picture Acknowledgements 247

Index 249

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