Warrior: A Life of War in Anglo-Saxon Britain

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‘Warrior’ tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story of a violent time when Britain was defining itself in waves of religious fervour, scattered tribal expansion and terrible bloodshed; it is the story of the fighting class, men apart, defined in life and death by their experiences on the killing field; it is an intricate and riveting narrative of survival and adaptation set in the stunning political and physical landscapes of medieval England. ‘Warrior’ is a classic of British history, a landmark of popular archaeology, and a must-read for anyone interested in the story of where we’ve come from.

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Warrior tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story of a violent time when Britain was defining itself in waves of religious fervour, scattered tribal expansion and terrible bloodshed; it is the story of the fighting class, men apart, defined in life and death by their experiences on the killing field; it is an intricate and riveting narrative of survival and adaptation set in the stunning political and physical landscapes of medieval England.Warrior is a classic of British history, a landmark of popular archaeology, and a must-read for anyone interested in the story of where we’ve come from.

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Weight 0.381 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.8 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

292

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

942.88015 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K