Under Another Sky. Journeys In Roman Britain.




Jonathan Cape.





Item Description

8vo. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. xxii + 282 pp. Bound in original black cloth with red titles, in pictorial dust wrapper. Slight sunning of edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by five maps and 25 text figures. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. The author's personal account of the sites of Roman Britain, investigating how they were rediscovered and interpreted in the past, how reimagined in story, song and verse; and what does Roman Britain mean to us now? Includes maps of Colchester, London, Hadrian's Wall, the Antonine Wall and the City of York. Charlotte Higgins (b.1972), journalist, and chief culture writer for The Guardian, studied classics at Balliol College, Oxford and has written several books on the ancient world.

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