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Warrior : a life of war in anglo-saxon Britain / Edoardo Albert with Paul Gething.

By: Albert, Edoardo, 1963-.
Contributor(s): Gething, Paul [author.].
Publisher: London : Granta, 2019Description: 292 p ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781783784424 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Edwin, King of Northumbria, 585?-633 Edwin, King of Northumbria | Oswald, King of Northumbria, 604-642 | Anglo-Saxons. -- England -- Northumbria (Region) | Archaeology -- Great Britain | Northumbria (Kingdom) -- History -- To 1500DDC classification: 942.88015 Summary: The tumultuous reality of Anglo-Saxon Britain brought vividly to life through the remains of a nameless fighter. Blending Gething's archaeoloogical expertise with a gripping historical narrative of Britain's tumultuous past, Edoardo Albert builds a vivid portrait of the nameless warrior, a man shaped in life and death by his experiences on the killing field of Britain's Dark Ages. Warrior is the story of the fighting class and the violent times they served. It is a page-turning landmark of popular history that reveals the thrilling science of archaeology - and a must-read for anyone interested in the story of who we are and where we've come from.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions Nov - Dec 2019 | New acquisitions 2019
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The tumultuous reality of Anglo-Saxon Britain brought vividly to life through the remains of a nameless fighter.

Blending Gething's archaeoloogical expertise with a gripping historical narrative of Britain's tumultuous past, Edoardo Albert builds a vivid portrait of the nameless warrior, a man shaped in life and death by his experiences on the killing field of Britain's Dark Ages.

Warrior is the story of the fighting class and the violent times they served.
It is a page-turning landmark of popular history that reveals the thrilling science of archaeology - and a must-read for anyone interested in the story of who we are and where we've come from.

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