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In the Land of Giants.

Author: Max Adams
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bestselling historian tells the story of the landscapes, peoples and culture of early medieval Britain through ten walks and an epic sea voyage.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Medieavl; History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adams, Max.
In the Land of Giants.
London : Head of Zeus, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Adams
ISBN: 9781784080327 1784080322
OCLC Number: 965775102
Notes: An Invitation from the PublisherCopyright.
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Welcome Page; Dedication; Contents; Author's note; Prologue: It is written; CHAPTER ONE: The kingdom of Dál Riata: Rothesay to Kilmartin; Interlude Gilsland to Haltwhistle; CHAPTER TWO: Marches: Telford to Wrexham; Interlude Haltwhistle to Hotbank; CHAPTER THREE: Looking for Giants: London to Sutton Hoo; Interlude Once Brewed to Warden Hill; CHAPTER FOUR: Eda Frandsen: Falmouth to Mallaig; Interlude A Corbridge circular; CHAPTER FIVE: Heroes: Wareham to Yatton; Interlude Walking on the Wall on the spot; CHAPTER SIX: Time among the Britons: Anglesey to Bardsey Island. Interlude The Tyne: Hexham to Ovingham CHAPTER SEVEN: Sense of place: Donegal; Interlude Ovingham to Newcastle; CHAPTER EIGHT: Speed: Meigle to Canterbury; Interlude Newcastle to Jarrow; CHAPTER NINE: Midwinter: York to Whitby; Postscript Who are the British?; Preview; Acknowledgements; Plate section; Giants, Ancestors, Ruins, Argonauts; Encounters, Entrepreneurs, Identities, Spaces; Front endpaper map; Back endpaper map; Appendix One : Journey distances; Appendix Two : Timeline; Notes; Recommended reading; About In the Land of Giants; Reviews; About Max Adams; Also by Max Adams.

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'A beautifully written archae-travelogue ... an engaging and scholarly journey through Britain's landscapes' TLS. 'Adams has succeeded in creating a bold account concerned with those timeless Read more...

 
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