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Description - Boudica Britannia by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. The ensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - events in the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance from a subjugated people head-on.

In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, Miranda Aldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonial oppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138180758
ISBN-10: 1138180750
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 0mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Miranda Aldhouse-Green is Professor of Archaeology at Newport University. She has published fifteen books including Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend (1992), Celtic Goddesses (1995), Exploring the World of the Druids (1997, 2005) Dying for the Gods (2001) and An Archaeology of Images (Routledge, 2004).

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