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Published: 21 June 2018

250 Pages | 9 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198816720

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Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain

An Image of Truth

Martha Vandrei

The Past and Present Book Series

  • Explores the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior queen of the Iceni, Queen Boadicea/Boudica
  • Provokes a unique argument about the nature of historical memory
  • Takes a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach
  • Offers a significant corrective to twentieth-century approaches to historical scholarship, particularly those which encourage the view that the past in merely a 'useful' narrative invention
  • Of interest to historians from across a variety of disciplines, and those with an interest in popular discourses about the past