In the Land of Giants

In the Land of Giants

A Journey Through the Dark Ages

Book - 2016 | First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
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"The five centuries between the end of Roman Britain and the death of Alfred the Great have left few voices save a handful of chroniclers, but Britain's 'Dark Ages' can still be explored through material remnants but above all, landscapes. In the Land of Giants explores Britain's lost medieval past by walking its paths and exploring its lasting imprint on valley, hill and field. From York to Whitby, from London to Sutton Hoo, from Edinburgh to Anglesey and from Hadrian's Wall to Loch Tay, each of his ten walk narratives form parts of a wider portrait of a Britain of fort and fyrd, crypt and crannog, church and causeway, holy well and memorial stone."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781681772189
1681772183
Branch Call Number: 942.01 AD191I 2016
Characteristics: xi, 444 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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