The Resource The history behind game of thrones : the north remembers, David C. Weinczok., (ebook)

The history behind game of thrones : the north remembers, David C. Weinczok., (ebook)

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The history behind game of thrones : the north remembers
Title
The history behind game of thrones
Title remainder
the north remembers
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David C. Weinczok.
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eng
Summary
A wall in the distant north cuts the world in two. Ruthless seaborne warriors raid the coasts from their war galleys, yearning to regain lost glories. A young nobleman and his kin are slaughtered under a banner of truce within a mighty castle. A warrior king becomes a legend when he smites his foe with one swing of his axe during a nation-forging battle. Yet this isn't Westeros - it's Scotland. Game of Thrones is history re-imagined as fantasy; The History Behind Game of Thrones turns the tables, using George R. R. Martin's extraordinary fictional universe as a way to understand the driving forces and defining moments from Scotland's story. Why were castles so important? Was there a limit to the powers a medieval king could use - or abuse? What was the reality of being under siege? Was there really anything that can compare to the destructive force of dragons? By joining forces, Westeros and Scotland hold the answers. Writer and presenter David C. Weinczok draws on a vast array of characters, events, places, and themes from Scottish history that echo Game of Thrones at every dramatic turn. Visit the castle where the real Red Wedding transpired, encounter the fearsome historical tribes beyond Rome's great wall, learn how a blood-red heart became the most feared sigil in Scotland, and much more. By journey's end, the cogs in the wheels of Martin's world and Scottish history will be laid bare, as well as the stories of those who tried to shape - and sometimes even break - them
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Midwest
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Weinczok, David C
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941.102
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non fiction
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  • Martin, George R. R
  • History on television
  • Television and history
  • Literature and history
  • Electronic books
  • Scotland
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adult
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The history behind game of thrones : the north remembers, David C. Weinczok., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781526749017
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12381948
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MWT12381948
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The history behind game of thrones : the north remembers, David C. Weinczok., (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781526749017
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12381948
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12381948
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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