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Under Another Sky Journeys in Roman Britain

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ISBN-10: 0099552094

ISBN-13: 9780099552093

Edition: 2014

Authors: Charlotte Higgins

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This is a book about the encounter with Roman Britain: about what the idea of 'Roman Britain' has meant to those who came after Britain's 400-year stint as province of Rome - from the medieval mythographer-historian Geoffrey of Monmouth to Edward Elgar and W.H. Auden. What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? Charlotte Higgins has traced these tales by setting out to discover the remains of Roman Britain for herself, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a splendid, though not particularly reliable, VW camper van. Via accounts of some of Britain's most intriguing, and often…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 3/6/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.80" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Charlotte Higgins was born in Stoke-on-Trent and studied Classics at Balliol College, Oxford. She is the Guardian's chief arts writer.