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    DescriptionThe centuries after the end of Roman control of Britain in AD 410 are some of the most vital in Britain's history - yet some of the least understood. "Warlords" brings to life a world of ambition, brutality and violence in a politically fragmented land, and provides a compelling new history of an age that would transform Britain. By comparing the archaeology against the available historical sources for the period, "Warlords" presents a coherent picture of the political and military machinations of the fifth and sixth centuries that laid the foundations of English and Welsh history. Included are the warring personalities of the local leaders and a look at the enigma of King Arthur. Some warlords sought power within the old Roman framework; some used an alternative British approach; and, others exploited the emerging Anglo-Saxon system - but for all warlords, the struggle was for power.


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    Title
    Warlords
    Subtitle
    The Struggle for Power in Post-Roman Britain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stuart Laycock
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752447964
    ISBN 10: 0752447963
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    LC classification: DA
    DC22: 942, 942.0140922
    Thema V1.0: N
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    15 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Stuart Laycock studied Classics at Cambridge. He has worked as a writer, and as an aid worker in Bosnia and Kosovo. His particular combination of original research combined with first-hand experience of the dynamics of tribal conflict brings a unique perspective to this subject. He is also the author of Britannia: The Failed State, nominated for Book of the Year 2009 by Current Archaeology.