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The Resource Great tales from British history : was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions, Robert Gambles

Great tales from British history : was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions, Robert Gambles

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Great tales from British history : was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions
Title
Great tales from British history
Title remainder
was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gambles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Did King Cnut really believe that he could turn back the tide? Was Robert Bruce inspired by the perseverance of a spider? Was Queen Victoria never amused? In the 2,000 years of recorded British history, numerous stories have emerged and been passed down through the generations. Here, Robert Gambles traces the origins and tests the truth of forty of these enduring yarns of human strengths and weaknesses, of mystery, catastrophe and agonising dilemma
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1923-
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Gambles, Robert
Dewey number
  • 941
  • 941
  • 941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Great Britain
  • History
Label
Great tales from British history : was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions, Robert Gambles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: as Breaking butterflies. Cambridge: Vanguard, 2006
  • Includes QR code
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781445613376
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781445613376
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Great tales from British history : was Queen Victoria ever amused? and 39 other intriguing historical questions, Robert Gambles
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: as Breaking butterflies. Cambridge: Vanguard, 2006
  • Includes QR code
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781445613376
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
254 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781445613376
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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