Boudica Britannia

Boudica Britannia

Rebel, War-leader and Queen

Book - 2006 | 1st ed
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When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. The ensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - events in the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance from a subjugated people head-on.

In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, Miranda Aldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonial oppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.

Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781405811002
Branch Call Number: ANF 936.204092 ALD
Characteristics: xvii, 286 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm

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