Bloody British History
Cambridge (Bloody British History)
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|Format: ||Paperback, 96 pages|
|Other Information: ||60 Illustrations, black and white|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 February 2015|
CONTAINING: DEATH to students: The WEIRD ORIGINS of the University! A PLAGUE on BOTH YOUR PARISHES: BLACK DEATH in Cambridge's streets! OFF WITH HIS HEAD: The bizarre true story of OLIVER CROMWELL's TRAVELLING SKULL! GAS! GAS! THE SECRET RESEARCH TEAM behind WWI's DEADLIEST WEAPON! THE FIFTH MAN: The truth about the CAMBRIDGE FIVE, the Soviet spies who studied! Cambridge has some of the most violent history ever recorded. From invading hordes of Vikings, Saxons and Normans to the secret Allied plans of the Second World War, it will thrill, disgust and delight in equal measure!
About the Author
Dr. David Barrowclough is a fellow in archeology at Wolfson College and the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge. He is the author of "Ely: The Hidden History," " Prehistoric Cumbria," and "Prehistoric Lancashire."
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