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24%OFFNeil Oliver - History of Ancient Britain - 9780753828861 - V9780753828861
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History of Ancient Britain

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Description for History of Ancient Britain Paperback. Continues Neil's landmark exploration of how our land and its people came to be, which began with the acclaimed A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND. Num Pages: 480 pages, 200. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 382.

Who were the first Britons, and what sort of world did they occupy?

In A History of Ancient Britain, much-loved historian Neil Oliver turns a spotlight on the very beginnings of the story of Britain; on the first people to occupy these islands and their battle for survival.

There has been human habitation in Britain, regularly interrupted by Ice Ages, for the best part of a million years. The last retreat of the glaciers 12,000 years ago brought a new and warmer age and with it, one of the greatest tsunamis recorded on Earth which struck ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Phoenix
Number of pages
373
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
480
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780753828861
SKU
V9780753828861
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99-99

About Neil Oliver
Neil Oliver is a Scottish archaeologist, historian, broadcaster and writer who has become widely known as the presenter of BBC's flagship series A History of Scotland. Before that, his distinctive style was much in evidence as the charismatic presenter of the award-winning multi-part documentary series Coast and the author of its tie-in book. His archaeological training at Glasgow ... Read more

Reviews for History of Ancient Britain
This is a fascinating piece of little-explored history
Catholic Herald
A fine introduction, and an excellent encouragement to get out and see some of the places under discussion
BBC History Magazine
[Oliver] uses his archaeological training to good effect in a text that is both appealing and interesting - nay, fascinating - to those who have ... Read more

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