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Roads and Tracks of Britain
Christopher. Taylor - 1982-01-01
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Caitlin Green
2021-05-12T21:06:03.000Z
@Paulomus @DunnettCentral @olsen738 This is a good book on roads, fwiw :-)      source
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Building Anglo-Saxon England
John Blair - 2018-04-17
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A radical rethinking of the Anglo-Saxon world that draws on the latest archaeological discoveriesThis beautifully illustrated book draws on the latest archaeological discoveries to present a radical reappraisal of the Anglo-Saxon built environment and its inhabitants. John Blair, one of the world's leading experts on this transformative era in Engl...
Caitlin Green
2020-12-15T21:05:56.000Z
Incidentally, John Blair's book that looks at this core 'eastern zone' of Anglo-Saxon England, 'Building Anglo-Saxon England' (2018), really is well worth a read, if you haven't already read it :)      source
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Dragon Lords
The History and Legends of Viking England
Eleanor Parker - 2019-05-02 (first published in 2018)
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Why did the Vikings sail to England? Were they indiscriminate raiders, motivated solely by bloodlust and plunder? One narrative, the stereotypical one, might have it so. But locked away in the buried history of the British Isles are other, far richer and more nuanced, stories; and these hidden tales paint a picture very different from the ferocious...
Caitlin Green
2020-12-05T10:54:38.000Z
Needless to say, the version of the Havelok tale mentioned above is somewhat different to that found in the 13th-century poem Havelok. For more on Havelok, see @ClerkofOxford's excellent book 'Dragon Lords': :)      source