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Battle valleys : a portrait of the border

Author: Ronald Turnbull
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Every valley has its battle, and every stream its song - Walter Scott. For three hundred years the reivers' country of the Border was an enclave between England and Scotland with its own laws, its own ethics, and an economy based on theft, blackmail and kidnapping for ransom. -- Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Turnbull
ISBN: 9780711232297 0711232296
OCLC Number: 760977405
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Scottish West March --
The debateable land --
English West March --
Scottish Middle March --
Cheviot Hills --
English Middle March --
Scottish East March: the merse --
English East March --
Looking back along the border.
Responsibility: Ronald Turnbull.

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Award-winning writer and photographer Ronald Turnbull explores the history and beauty of the Border on both the English and Scottish sides.  Read more...

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Highly readable book The Northumbrian [Turnball's] wit, gorgeous photography and colourful insights into history combine to make this a fascinating read. Outdoor Photography Specialist but Read more...

 
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