Routledge, 1 мая 2014 г. - Всего страниц: 304
When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Iceni people, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a major uprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. The ensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - events in the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happen when an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance from a subjugated people head-on.
In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, Miranda Aldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonial oppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedom fighter, terrorist or martyr.
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Claudius and Britannia
Prasutagus and Boudica
big women in Iron Age Europe
Boudica and Cartimandua
6 The role of the Druids in Boudicas Rebellion
7 Rape rebellion and slaughter
retribution and reconciliation
legend and legacy