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In Search of the Dark Ages
By (author): Michael Wood
Michael Wood

Imprint:

BBC Books

ISBN:

9781785947766

Product Form:

Hardcover
Hardcover
English

Audience:

General / adult
Aug 30, 2022
$53.95 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

9.47in x 6.34 x 1.36 in | 1.39 lb

Page Count:

352 pages
Random House Canada UK Distribution
BBC Books
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / General
This edition of Michael Wood’s groundbreaking first book explores the fascinating and mysterious centuries between the Romans and the Norman Conquest of 1066. In Search of the Dark Ages vividly conjures up some of the most famous names in British history, such as Queen Boadicea, leader of a terrible war of resistance against the Romans, and King Arthur, the ’once and future king’, for whose riddle Wood proposes a new and surprising solution. Here too, warts and all, are the Saxon, Viking and Norman kings who laid the political foundations of England - Offa of Mercia, Alfred the Great, Athelstan, and William the Conqueror, whose victory at Hastings in 1066 marked the end of Anglo-Saxon England.

Reflecting recent historical, textual and archaeological research, this revised edition of Michael Wood’s classic book overturns preconceptions of the Dark Ages as a shadowy and brutal era, showing them to be a richly exciting and formative period in the history of Britain.

’With In Search of the Dark Ages, Michael Wood wrote the book for history on TV.’ The Times

’Michael Wood is the maker of some of the best TV documentaries ever made on history and archaeology.’ Times Literary Supplement

For more than 20 years, historian and broadcaster Michael Wood has made compelling journeys into the past, which have brought history alive for a generation of readers and viewers. He is the author of several highly praised books on English history including In Search of the Dark Ages, The Domesday Quest, In Search of England and In Search of Shakespeare. He has over 80 documentary films to his name, among them Art of the Western World, Legacy, In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, Conquistadors and In Search of Myths and Heroes.

Michael was born in Manchester and educated at Manchester Grammar School and Oriel College Oxford, where he did post-graduate research in Anglo-Saxon history. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

In Search of the Dark Ages, Michael Wood wrote the book for history on TV.—The Times

Michael Wood is the maker of some of the best TV documentaries ever made on history and archaeology.—Times Literary Supplement

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