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Robert Bruce and the community of the realm of Scotland

Author: G W S Barrow
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Pr. 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This is the story of how Robert Bruce outwitted Edward I, the shrewd and ruthless King of England, defeated his son Edward II, and in doing so regained Scotland's independence. Professor Barrow describes the dazzling and tragic career of William Wallace, the English military occupation of Scotland that was its consequence, and the emergence of Robert Bruce as the centre of Scottish resistance. The author pieces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G W S Barrow
OCLC Number: 883748275
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 531 Seiten, 8 unnumbered Seiten of plates) Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Contents; Maps vii; Abbreviations ix; Preface xi; 1. A Kingdom in Perplexity; 2. Bruce of Annandale; 3. Bruce versus Balliol; 4. A Lamb among Wolves; 5. Two Kinds of War; 6. Experiments in Guardianship; 7. The King over the Water; 8. Defeat; 9. Revolution; 10. A King in Search of his Throne; 11. The Turn of the Tide; 12. Bannockburn; 13. War and Peace; 14. Good King Robert; The Clergy; The Nobles; The Community of the Realm; 15. In Search of Robert Bruce; Appendix; Notes to Chapters; Genealogical Tables; Table of Dates; Index.
Responsibility: G.W.S. Barrow

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This towering history set a new academic standard for academic writing. -- Alec Salmond The best book on Scottish history ever written. -- Gordon Menzies It is described on the dust-wrapper as ' the Read more...

 
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