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Folly and fortune in early British history : from Caesar to the Normans, Kenneth Henshall

Label
Folly and fortune in early British history : from Caesar to the Normans
Title
Folly and fortune in early British history
Title remainder
from Caesar to the Normans
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Henshall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Henshall, Kenneth G
Dewey number
942.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA135
LC item number
.H38 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Folly and fortune in early British history : from Caesar to the Normans, Kenneth Henshall
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0820/2008024820.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-323) and index
Contents
Introduction: Humans, History, Folly and Fortune -- The Roman eagle lands --Introduction --Caesar's first foray, 55 BC: foolish but fortunate? -- Caesar tries his luck again, 54 BC -- Who were the Britons? -- The hundred years' respite -- The Claudian invasion, AD 43: of emperors and elephants -- Boudica and the revolt of AD 60: bold but botched? -- Thereafter -- Boudica in history -- The continuing Roman presence -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Conclusion -- The Coming of the Pagans -- Introduction -- The Anglo-Saxon 'guests' --Vortigern the 'host': villain or scapegoat? -- The English make themselves at home -- The uninvited Vikings: bad boys or bad press? -- Aethelred and the 'new wave' Vikings: poor king or poor luck? -- Vikings rule -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Conclusion -- The Improbable Norman Conquest -- Introduction -- January 1066: contested succession, past deeds -- Early February to early September: manoeuvrings -- Mid to late September: the arrival of Hardraada and William -- October and Hastings: human error or the fortunes of war? -- After Hastings -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Some observations on the personalities of the two main protagonists -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: So Just How Foolish or Fortunate Have We Been? -- Appendix 1: The question of Arthur -- Appendix 2: Timeline -- Appendix 3: Chronology of kings and overlords of England from the Anglo-Saxon advent to the Norman Conquest
Control code
ocn230916922
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 334 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780230555204
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024820
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230916922
Label
Folly and fortune in early British history : from Caesar to the Normans, Kenneth Henshall
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0820/2008024820.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-323) and index
Contents
Introduction: Humans, History, Folly and Fortune -- The Roman eagle lands --Introduction --Caesar's first foray, 55 BC: foolish but fortunate? -- Caesar tries his luck again, 54 BC -- Who were the Britons? -- The hundred years' respite -- The Claudian invasion, AD 43: of emperors and elephants -- Boudica and the revolt of AD 60: bold but botched? -- Thereafter -- Boudica in history -- The continuing Roman presence -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Conclusion -- The Coming of the Pagans -- Introduction -- The Anglo-Saxon 'guests' --Vortigern the 'host': villain or scapegoat? -- The English make themselves at home -- The uninvited Vikings: bad boys or bad press? -- Aethelred and the 'new wave' Vikings: poor king or poor luck? -- Vikings rule -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Conclusion -- The Improbable Norman Conquest -- Introduction -- January 1066: contested succession, past deeds -- Early February to early September: manoeuvrings -- Mid to late September: the arrival of Hardraada and William -- October and Hastings: human error or the fortunes of war? -- After Hastings -- Why did things happen the way they did? -- Some observations on the personalities of the two main protagonists -- Conclusion -- Conclusion: So Just How Foolish or Fortunate Have We Been? -- Appendix 1: The question of Arthur -- Appendix 2: Timeline -- Appendix 3: Chronology of kings and overlords of England from the Anglo-Saxon advent to the Norman Conquest
Control code
ocn230916922
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 334 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780230555204
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024820
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)230916922

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