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Description - Defending The Island by Norman Longmate

In a brilliantly imaginative blend of military, social and diplomatic history, Norman Longmate retells our island story from the perspective of its defenders, in a narrative which stretches from the Celtic tribes who unsuccessfully fought against Caesar to the great seaborne deence against the Armada of Philip of Spain. He has gone back to the sources and investigated the original battlegrounds and weak spots in Britain's defences. But the real strength of his book is in its seamless narrative of history, which uncovers the truth behind the legends.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780712667111
ISBN-10: 0712667113
Format: Paperback / softback
(233mm x 154mm x 41mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Pimlico
Publisher: Vintage
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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