THE DEBATABLE LAND

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The Debatable Land

Author : Graham Robb
ISBN : 9781509804726
Genre : History
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‘A book worth reading’ Andrew Marr, Sunday Times The Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over by Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and James V. After the Union of the Crowns, most of its population was slaughtered or deported and it became the last part of the country to be brought under the control of the state. Today, its history has been forgotten or ignored. When Graham Robb moved to a lonely house on the very edge of England, he discovered that the river which almost surrounded his new home had once marked the Debatable Land’s southern boundary. Under the powerful spell of curiosity, Robb began a journey – on foot, by bicycle and into the past – that would uncover lost towns and roads, reveal the truth about this maligned patch of land and result in more than one discovery of major historical significance. Rich in detail and epic in scope, The Debatable Land takes us from a time when neither England nor Scotland could be imagined to the present day, when contemporary nationalism and political turmoil threaten to unsettle the cross-border community once more. Writing with his customary charm, wit and literary grace, Graham Robb proves the Debatable Land to be a crucial, missing piece in the puzzle of British history. Includes a 16-page colour plate section.
Category: History

The Debatable Land

Author : Arthur Colton
ISBN : 9783734039065
Genre : Fiction
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The Debatable Land Between This World And The Next

Author : Robert Dale Owen
ISBN : 9781108073110
Genre : Social Science
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An examination of spiritualist phenomena and an argument of the belief's importance by one of its leading nineteenth-century proponents.
Category: Social Science

Women Of The Debatable Land

Author : Alexander 1843- Hunter
ISBN : 1371757526
Genre : History
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The Debatable Land

Author : Herbert Eugene Bolton
ISBN : UOM:39015062928232
Genre : Georgia
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Cleave

Author : Nicholas Johnson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026171574
Genre : Foot-and-mouth disease
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Category: Foot-and-mouth disease