Folly and Fortune in Early British History
From Caesar to the Normans
By (author) Kenneth G. Henshall
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Folly and Fortune in Early British History by Kenneth G. Henshall
Book DescriptionFocusing on pivotal points in Early British History, this book examines the role of folly and fortune in major events in Britain from Caesar's expeditions to the Norman Conquest. By examining the foolishness in a bygone age, Henshall draws attention to how human behaviour - with all its erraticisms - has helped shape history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230555204
(235mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Kenneth G. Henshall
KENNETH HENSHALL is Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He has published more than a dozen books in a range of fields. His A History of Japan: From Stone Age to Superpower has been translated into several languages, and he has recently written on Japanese History for Lonely Planet.
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