Secret Britain

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ITEM CODE: 25602
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From buried treasure, stone circles and geoglyphs to ritual sites, prehistoric art and medieval talismans: a delve into Great Britain’s mysterious past highlighting 75 elusive, anc...
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From buried treasure, stone circles and geoglyphs to ritual sites, prehistoric art and medieval talismans: a delve into Great Britain’s mysterious past highlighting 75 elusive, ancient places and artefacts around England, Scotland and Wales. From a cave burial 33,000 years ago to a magical ‘mandrake’ root discovered in 1916 and a ‘witch bottle’ discovered in the Thames in 1988: each entry introduces an intriguing cultural mystery, explores changing interpretations and the latest research, and considers why the places and items remain resonant to us today. With colourful photographs of the objects and evocative views to transport you to Britain's ancient past.
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Hardback
25 x 20cm
240 pages
Illustrated with colour photographs
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Overall product rating 5/5
22 March 2021
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Bought for Brother who is an avid history buff and was delighted to receive this book
19 March 2021
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Fascinating! Love the timeline and map! Really enjoying the read! Love the history and the mystery!
22 February 2021
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Lovely book, can't wait to read it!