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English Heritage book of Hadrian's Wall

Author: Stephen Johnson; English Heritage.
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford Ltd./English Heritage, 1989
Series: English Heritage (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stretching 73 miles from coast to coast and reaching a height of 20 feet, Hadrian's Wall should have been counted as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Today it stands out as the most imposing Roman monument north of the Alps and attracts millions of visitors each year. ... With over a hundred maps, plans, reconstructions and photographs as well as a gazetteer of the key places to visit, this is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Johnson; English Heritage.
ISBN: 0713459581 9780713459586 0713459573 9780713459579
OCLC Number: 19456841
Description: 143 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The wall and its setting --
The build-up to the wall --
The wall is begun --
The forts are added --
What was the wall for? --
Abandonment and reoccupation --
Civilians on the wall --
The static frontier --
Oblivion and rediscovery --
The wall today and in the future.
Series Title: English Heritage (Series)
Other Titles: Book of Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall
Responsibility: Stephen Johnson.
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Produced jointly with English Heritage to provide a survey of the most imposing Roman monuments north of the Alps, showing how such individual sites such as Housesteads, Corbridge fitted into the  Read more...

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