The Resource Magna Carta in 20 Places, Derek J Taylor

Magna Carta in 20 Places, Derek J Taylor

Label
Magna Carta in 20 Places
Title
Magna Carta in 20 Places
Statement of responsibility
Derek J Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Magna Carta in 20 Places is an extraordinary journey from the palaces and villages of England, through the castles and towns of France, via the Middle East and ending in the United States today. Along the way, the book dispels the popular notions that King John was an unredeemed tyrant, the baron's champions of civil liberty, and that Magna Carta was the foundation of democracy and universal freedom. The true story is much more intriguing than a simple fiction of good defeating evil, and the author tries to answer one of the great mysteries about the Charter: why today is it much more enthusia
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
942.03/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
JN147
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Magna Carta in 20 Places, Derek J Taylor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Dedication; Contents; 1 The Royal Exchange, City of London: A Magnificent Myth; 2 The Fens, Cambridgeshire, England: The Barons on Top; 3 Clarendon Palace, Wiltshire, England: The Flying Monarch; 4 Acre, Israel: Lionheart's Legacy; 5 Angoulême, France: The Child Witch; 6 Mirebeau-en-Poitou, France: The Warrior Queen; 7 Château Gaillard, Normandy, France: Lost!; 8 The Marches, South Wales: Rule by Vendetta; 9 Laxton, Nottinghamshire, England: The Serfs in the Fields; 10 Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England: The Smell of Money; 11 Temple Ewell, Kent, England: A Triumphant Humiliation
  • 12 Bouvines, Northern France: A Battle for Three Empires13 Runnymede, Surrey, England: The Line-Up; 14 The British Library, London: The Deal; 15 The Wash, Lincolnshire, England: Agony in the Wasteland; 16 Worcester Cathedral, England: The Man Laid Bare; 17 The Internet: A Bad Press; 18 The Palace of Westminster, London: A Charter for All Seasons; 19 Jamestown, Virginia, USA: The Gentlemen Cannibals; 20 Washington DC: Temples and Tyrants; 21 Back to Runnymede: Magna Carta's Future; Appendix: The text of Magna Carta; Plates; By the Same Author; Copyright
Control code
ocn908091841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780750964579
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
96487047-4af6-4d3a-85a2-a8a2902342b9
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32802821
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908091841
  • pebc075096457X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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