How the Barbarian Invasions Shaped the Modern World
Fair Winds Press, 2008 - 319 sider
Veteran author Thomas J. Craughwell reveals the fascinating tales of how the barbarian rampages across Europe, North Africa, and Asia -- killing, plundering, and destroying whole kingdoms and empires -- actually created the modern nations of England, France, Russia, and China.
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Thomas J. Craughwell
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