Heroes and history / Rosemary Sutcliff, illus. by Charles Keeping.

Published
  • London New York : B.T. Batsford ; Putnam [©1965]
Physical description
152 pages illustrations 23 cm
Audience
  • juvenile
Contents
  • Caratacus -- Arthur -- Alfred -- Hereward -- Llewellin -- Robin Hood -- William Wallace -- Robert the Bruce -- Owen Glyndwr -- Montrose.
Other names
Related item
  • Online version:: Sutcliff, Rosemary. Heroes and history. London, B.T. Batsford; New York, Putnam [©1965]
Genre
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • Juvenile works.
  • Literature.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • "The Hero, in history and legend, is larger than life and enlarges the lives of those who share his story ... The heroes of whom Rosemary Sutcliff writes in this book are Caratacus, Arthur, Alfred, Hereward, Llewellin, Robin Hood, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Owen Glyndwr and Montrose. These are the figures, in England, Scotland and Wales, whose lives still have a national and legendary vitality ... Before Homer ever wrote, the Hero stood for a fundamental human need. That is why Rosemary Sutcliff's book is important besides being supremely good reading."

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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
Aberystwyth University Library: Thomas Parry Library: Stack CHI 398.20942 SUT
Bangor University Library: Normal Site Library DA28 .S78
Bishop Grosseteste University: Library Store: Children's Resources - 12 Week Loan 942
Bishop Grosseteste University: Library Store: Children's Resources - 12 Week Loan 942
University of Dundee: Main Library 941.00992 SUT
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT DA28.9 S96
Newcastle University Libraries: Philip Robinson Library, Special Collections: Alderson Collection (Reference) SUT HER
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library 2266 e.23
Trinity College Dublin Library: External Stacks (Place Request) V9-65 11

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