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The debatable land : the lost world between Scotland and England

Author: Graham Robb
Publisher: London : Picador, am imprint of Pan Macmillian, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V. After the Union of the Crowns, most of its population was slaughtered or deported and it became the last part of the country to be brought under the control of the state. Today, its history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Robb
ISBN: 9781509804702 1509804706 9781509804689 1509804684
OCLC Number: 999481653
Awards: Short-listed for HWA Non Fiction Crown 2018 (UK)
Long-listed for The Gordon Burn Prize 2018 (UK)
Description: x, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author Graham Robb turns his attention on his homeland for the first time in this beautifully-written and ground-breaking new book.  Read more...
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[An] entertaining work of geographical sleuthing . . . Drawing on archeological evidence, archival sources, and local gossip, [Robb] uncovers a lost world, complete with laws, customs, clans, and Read more...

 
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