Miranda Aldhouse-Green's Boudica Britannia PDF

By Miranda Aldhouse-Green

When Roman troops threatened to grab the wealth of the Iceni humans, their queen, Boudica, retaliated through inciting an enormous rebellion, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. the resultant conflict is among the most crucial - and dramatic - occasions within the historical past of england, status testomony to what can ensue while an insensitive colonial energy meets made up our minds resistance from a subjugated humans head-on.


In this attention-grabbing account of a mythical determine, Miranda Aldhouse-Green increases questions about lady energy, colonial oppression, and no matter if Boudica will be noticeable this day as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.

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