doorgaan naar inhoud
Tales of a grandfather : the history of France (second series) Voorbeeldweergave van dit item
SluitenVoorbeeldweergave van dit item
Bezig met controle...

Tales of a grandfather : the history of France (second series)

Auteur: Walter Scott; William Baker; J H Alexander
Uitgever: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 1996.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
Database:WorldCat
Samenvatting:
An example of pre-professional history, the Tales of a Grandfather chronicles the French royalty's dynastic concerns and principal military-political engagements with foreign powers from 1412 to 1512. Scott's narrative opens with Henry V's preparations for war with France and an account of the persisting rivalry between the houses of Orleans and of Burgundy.
Beoordeling:

(nog niet beoordeeld) 0 met beoordelingen - U bent de eerste

Onderwerpen
Meer in deze trant

 

Zoeken naar een in de bibliotheek beschikbaar exemplaar

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Bibliotheken met dit item worden gezocht…

Details

Genre/Vorm: History
Genre: Biografie
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Walter Scott; William Baker; J H Alexander
ISBN: 0875802087 9780875802084
OCLC-nummer: 33864002
Beschrijving: xxxiii, 251 p. ; 24 cm.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Sir Walter Scott ; edited by William Baker and J.H. Alexander.

Fragment:

An example of pre-professional history, the Tales of a Grandfather chronicles the French royalty's dynastic concerns and principal military-political engagements with foreign powers from 1412 to 1512. Scott's narrative opens with Henry V's preparations for war with France and an account of the persisting rivalry between the houses of Orleans and of Burgundy.

Of particular interest is Scott's description of the murder of John the Fearless at Montereau in 1419 and his tracing of that event's disastrous effects through the fifteenth century.

Scott drew on standard sources, but the interpretation of the material and the historical vision are his own. Modern readers will be especially engaged by his interpretation of the character of Joan of Arc. Readers will also be interested to compare Scott's treatment of history and its leading figures with his novels set in the same period and country, namely, Quentin Durward and Anne of Geierstein.

Beoordelingen

Beoordelingen door gebruikers
Beoordelingen van GoodReads worden opgehaald...
Bezig met opvragen DOGObooks-reviews...

Tags

U bent de eerste.
Bevestig deze aanvraag

Misschien heeft u dit item reeds aangevraagd. Selecteer a.u.b. Ok als u toch wilt doorgaan met deze aanvraag.

Gekoppelde data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33864002>
library:oclcnum"33864002"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/33864002>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1996"
schema:description"An example of pre-professional history, the Tales of a Grandfather chronicles the French royalty's dynastic concerns and principal military-political engagements with foreign powers from 1412 to 1512. Scott's narrative opens with Henry V's preparations for war with France and an account of the persisting rivalry between the houses of Orleans and of Burgundy."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/198329348>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Tales of a grandfather : the history of France (second series)"@en
schema:numberOfPages"251"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Venster sluiten

Meld u aan bij WorldCat 

Heeft u geen account? U kunt eenvoudig een nieuwe gratis account aanmaken.