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Tales from the Long Twelfth Century The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

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ISBN-10: 0300228708

ISBN-13: 9780300228700

Edition: 2017

Authors: Richard Huscroft

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This intriguing book tells the story of England's great medieval Angevin dynasty in an entirely new way. Departing from the usual king-centric narrative, Richard Huscroft instead centers each of his chapters on the experiences of a particular man or woman who contributed to the broad sweep of events. Whether noble and brave or flawed and fallible, each participant was struggling to survive in the face of uncontrollable forces. Princes, princesses, priests, heroes, relatives, friends, and others--some well known and others obscure--all were embroiled in the drama of historic events.   Under Henry II and his sons Richard I (the Lionheart) and John, the empire rose to encompass much of the…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/24/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.76" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English