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Warriors and Kings : The 1500-year Battle for Celtic Britain (Hardcover) (Martin Wall)

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For centuries, the Celtic peoples of Britain stood fast against invasion, oppression and war. Theirs is a fascinating and exciting story which birthed some of the most tenacious and heroic leaders in history: from Caractacus and Boudicca, to William Wallace, Owain Glyndwr and the legendary King Arthur. What was it that gave first the Britons, and then the Welsh, this fanatical will to hold out against overwhelming odds, over so many centuries? Martin Wall explores the mythology and psychology of this unyielding and insular people: their devotion to charismatic leaders they believed to be sent from God, and their stubborn determination "ne’er to yield" to oppression and injustice, whether Roman, Saxon, Norman or Viking, or the ravages of soulless industrialism.
Number of Pages: 304
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Martin Wall
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2017
TCIN: 51965400
UPC: 9781445658438
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-8823
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