Michael Wood

Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2003-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9780465092642

The Story of EnglandThe Story of England
Michael Wood
In The Story of England Michael Wood tells the extraordinary story of one English community over fifteen centuries, from the moment that the Roman Emperor Honorius sent his famous letter in 410 advising the English to look to their own defences to the village as it is today. The village of Kibworth in Leicestershire lies at the very centre of Engla ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 2011-12-01 | ISBN-13: 9780670919048

On Empson (Writers on Writers)On Empson (Writers on Writers)
Michael Wood
From one of today's most distinguished critics, a beautifully written exploration of one of the twentieth century's most important literary criticsAre literary critics writers? As Michael Wood says, "Not all critics are writers―perhaps most of them are not―and some of them are better when they don't try to be." The British critic and poet Willi ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2017-04-04 | ISBN-13: 9780691163765

Michael Wood
In the 13th Century, Marco Polo described India as “a land of wonders,” and his observation is no less true today. India is the world's largest democracy, a nuclear power, and a rising economic giant-but also the world's most ancient surviving civilization, with unbroken continuity stretching back into prehistory. It is a land of tremendous spir ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2007-11-13 | ISBN-13: 9780465003594

Michael Wood
Film is arguably the dominant art form of the twentieth century. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Wood offers a wealth of insight into the nature of film, considering its role and impact on society as well as its future in the digital age. As Wood notes, film is many things, but it has become above all a means of telling stories through ima ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2012-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9780192803535

The Stranger in the WoodsThe Stranger in the Woods
Michael Finkel
A National Geographic Best Book of the Year National BestsellerMany people dream of escaping modern life. Most will never act on it—but in 1986, twenty-year-old Christopher Knight did just that when he left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. He would not have a conversation with another person for the next ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9781101911532

In Search of the Trojan War, Updated editionIn Search of the Trojan War, Updated edition
Michæl Wood
Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years. With In Search of the Trojan War, Michael Wood brings vividly to life the legend and lore of the Heroic Age in an archaeological adventure that sifts through the myths and speculation to provide a fresh view o ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 1998-05-13 | ISBN-13: 9780520215993

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