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The debatable land, the lost world between Scotland and England, Graham Robb

Summary
Explores the history of the Debatable Land, the former buffer between Scotland and England and once upon a time the bloodiest region in the country
Table Of Contents
Hidden places -- Outpost -- Panic button -- The true and ancient border -- "The sewer of abandoned men" -- Mouldywarp -- Beachcombing -- Blind roads -- Harrowed -- "Loveable custumis" -- Accelerated transhumance -- Skurrlywarble -- Exploratores -- Windy edge -- "In tymes bigane" -- "Stob and staik" -- "Rube, burne, spoyll, slaye, murder annd destrewe" -- The final partition -- Hector of ye Harlawe -- Scrope -- Tarras Moss -- "A factious and naughty people" -- Silence -- Graticules -- The Kingdom of Selgovia -- "Arthur" -- The great Caledonian invasion -- Polling stations -- No man's land -- The river
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Description
x, 334 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (some color), maps, 25 cm
Isbn
9780393285321

Library Locations

  • Langley-Adams Library (Groveland)

    185 Main Street, Groveland, MA, 01834, US
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