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North Sea Saga.
Published Harlow: Pearson/Longman, 2004.
Binding: hardback, stitch bound.
Printed in China.
Page count: text ix,272pp; plates 40pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition good: some wear to the dustjacket, especially along its top edges and corners, a little yellowed with age on its unprinted side; the book has a mild bump at the top of the spine, otherwise looks in good order, text appears to be free of marking.
This item £10.00
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Publisher's price £19.99]
Weight without packaging: 823g.
Presents a collective history of the lands bordering the North Sea, "from Stone Age totem-poles to twentieth-century oil rigs", so naturally including plenty of medieval material along the way.
Contents: Rovers; Farmers & fighters; Chiefs & emperors; Settlers & traders; Raiders; Merchants; Dutchmen; Great powers; Enterprises; Industries; Gains & losses; North Sea journey - from Norway to Denmark; Germany to France; Dover to the Wash; The Wash to John O'Groats; Journey's end - unending saga.
Notes: at foot of page/end of each chapter/end of book
Illustrations: 1 text figure, plus 40 pages of plates, all monochrome
Maps & plans: 14
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