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The Resource Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd

Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd

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Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Title
Foundation
Title remainder
the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of Britain's most popular and esteemed historians tells the epic story of the birth of England. The first in an extraordinary six-volume history, "Foundation" takes the reader from the primeval forests of England's prehistory to the death, in 1509, of the first Tudor king, Henry VII
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Summary
The first entry in a six-volume epic traces the birth of England, documenting the region's primeval origins through the death of Henry VII and covering the construction of Stonehenge, the establishment of common law, and the roles of successive invasions
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151318
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackroyd, Peter
Dewey number
942
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA130
LC item number
.A45 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
History of England
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors
Label
Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hymns of stone -- The Roman way -- Climate change -- Spear points -- The blood eagle -- The measure of the king -- The coming of the conquerors -- The house -- Devils and wicked men -- The road -- The law is lost -- The names -- The turbulent priest -- The lost village -- The great charter -- Crime and punishment -- A simple king -- The seasonal year -- The emperor of Britain -- The hammer -- The favourites of a king -- Birth and death -- The sense of a nation -- The night schools -- The commotion -- Into the woods -- The suffering king -- Old habits -- The warrior -- How others saw us -- A simple man -- Meet the family -- The divided realm -- The world at play -- The lion and the lamb -- The staple of life -- The king of spring -- Come to town -- The zealot king -- The king of suspicions -- A conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 486 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250003614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012028305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 800447745
  • (OCoLC)800447745
Label
Foundation : the history of England from its earliest beginnings to the Tudors, Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain by Macmillan"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hymns of stone -- The Roman way -- Climate change -- Spear points -- The blood eagle -- The measure of the king -- The coming of the conquerors -- The house -- Devils and wicked men -- The road -- The law is lost -- The names -- The turbulent priest -- The lost village -- The great charter -- Crime and punishment -- A simple king -- The seasonal year -- The emperor of Britain -- The hammer -- The favourites of a king -- Birth and death -- The sense of a nation -- The night schools -- The commotion -- Into the woods -- The suffering king -- Old habits -- The warrior -- How others saw us -- A simple man -- Meet the family -- The divided realm -- The world at play -- The lion and the lamb -- The staple of life -- The king of spring -- Come to town -- The zealot king -- The king of suspicions -- A conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 486 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250003614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012028305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • 800447745
  • (OCoLC)800447745

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