by Robert Lacey , By (author) Danny Danziger
Category: History / General
Publication date: 20000420
Number of pages: 240
In the year 1000 the world was one of people who feared an apocalypse; people who had no idea what year it was or what lay beyond the nearest valley. Narrated through the progression of the seasons, this book presents a recreation of English life at the end of the first millennium AD.
What the papers say:
* 'Thoroughly enjoyable . a superb insight into life as it was lived a thousand years ago' INDEPENDENT * 'A brilliant little book, well-written, knowledgeable, insightful, accessible, a model of how popular social history should be written' GLASGOW HERALD * 'A series of deftly-turned vignettes of what it was like to live in England at the turn of the last millennium . a quirky and engaging book' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Robert Lacey is an internationally renowned historian and biographer. Danny Danziger is a journalist and interviewer for THE INDEPENDENT and SUNDAY TIMES magazine. He is co-founder, along with Lacey, of COVER magazine.
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