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Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England

By: Wood, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Facts on File Publications: 1986

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2275598

ISBN: 0816018324

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Faint edge wear. 1986 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. Many illustrations throughout, including illuminated manuscripts, tapestries, crop circles, maps, etc. In 1086 the Domesday Book, perhaps the most remarkable historical document in existence, was compiled. This tremendous survey of England and its people was made at the behest of the Norman, William the Conqueror. Michael Wood's Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England is a study of the ancient manuscript and an attempt to analyse the world that the Domesday Book portrayed. He use... View more info

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Shakespeare

By: Wood, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283945

ISBN: 0465092640

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Half inch tear along bottom edge of rear jacket panel. Faint stain on top page ridge. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. A brilliant piece of historical investigative journalism, Shakespeare is a fresh telling of the playwright's life based on a wide range of newly discovered sources, such as police and torture records. Rather than approaching Shakespeare as an isolated genius, Wood argues that he was very much a product of his place and time--a period of upheaval that straddled the medieval and modern worlds. It was a time of great tensi... View more info