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              Books by Janina Ramirez

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              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England
               

              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England (Paperback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Drawing on a wide range of evidence, from art and literature to archeology, theology and historical data, this title examines the real lives of seminal individuals, from the infamous to the obscure, whose effect was felt throughout the Anglo-Saxon world and can still be felt toda...y. It deals with the study of life in Anglo-Saxon England.
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              ISBN 9780753555613
              Released NZ 18 Aug 2016
              Publisher Ebury Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Riddle of the Runes

              Riddle of the Runes (Paperback)

              By Ramirez, Janina; Wyatt, David

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              The Viking town of Kilsgard has its fair share of mysteries and in this exciting new series, young investigator and shield maiden Alva follows the clues to solve them. Fierce, stubborn, and curious-Alva's bound to get in trouble along the way, but all that matters is being first ...to the crime scene.
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              ISBN 9780192766335
              Released NZ 19 Jul 2018
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book

              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book (Hardback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Beowulf is an accessible, authoritative, and entertaining introduction to the epic Anglo-Saxon legend.Written by the leading lights and most outstanding communicators in their fields, the Ladybird Expert books provide clear, accessible and ...authoritative introductions to subjects drawn from science, history and culture.For an adult readership, the Ladybird Expert series is produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds. Each beautifully illustrated book features the first new illustrations produced in the original Ladybird style for nearly forty years.
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              ISBN 9780718189730
              Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England
               

              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England (Hardback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Re-evaluating the role of the saints, taking them from their heavenly status to the human level, and examining their desire for adulation, power, wealth and legacy, the author offers a unique and discerning study of life in Anglo-Saxon England.

              ISBN 9780753555606
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2015
              Publisher Ebury Publishing
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              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book
                 

              Beowulf: A Ladybird Expert Book (EPUB ebook)

              By Ramirez, Janina

              Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES'This accessible illustrated guide is a great introduction to the story, its origins and its enduring legacy' BBC HISTORY- Which is more terrifying - a monster or its mother? - Why did Berserkers run naked into battle? - How was the story... of Beowulf almost lost forever?PLUNGE into the adventures of Beowulf, the 6th Century hero who defeated the monster Grendel, became king of his people, and slayed a tremendous dragon. Surviving in a single, burnt manuscript, Beowulf continues to entrance readers and inspire major works of fantasy today.WARRIORS. MONSTERS. DRAGONS. GOLD. Janina Ramirez's Beowulf is an accessible and authoritative guide to the spellbinding world and daring feats of a poem remembered through the centuries.
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              ISBN 9781405935951
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              Language en
              Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series The Ladybird Expert Series
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              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England
               

              The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England (EPUB ebook)

              By Ramirez, Janina

              "The word saint' conjures a variety of associations in our modern minds. Some might connect it with suffering, charity and devotion to Christian values; others with miracles, martyrdom and heavenly gifts like the stigmata, while others still associate them with superstition, fana...ticism and the power of the Papacy. But far from the one-dimensional pious figures we imagine, the saints were the power players, king makers and politicians of the day, and by re-examining their lives - the art and literature that inspired them, the landscape and buildings that surrounded them, the issues that preoccupied them and the symbolic world that mattered to them - this landmark book provides a unique and fascinating lens through which to explore the rich history of the Dark Ages. Drawing on a wide range of evidence, from art and literature to archaeology, theology and historical data, Oxford art historian and BBC presenter, Dr Janina Ramirez examines the real lives of over a dozen seminal individuals, from the infamous to the obscure, whose effect was felt throughout the Anglo-Saxon world and can still be felt today. Re-evaluating the role of the saints, taking them from their he
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              ISBN 9780753550656
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              Language en
              Released NZ 27 Aug 2015
              Publisher Ebury Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Way of the Waves

              Way of the Waves (Paperback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Alva the shield maiden secretly stows away on a Viking longship. She's determined to cross the North Sea, explore strange lands, and solve new mysteries.

              ISBN 9780192766359
              Released NZ 18 Jul 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Julian of Norwich
               

              Julian of Norwich (EPUB ebook)

              By Ramirez, Janina

              Concise historical introduction to Julian of Norwich and her continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

              ISBN 9780281076857
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              Language en
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Faber Factory
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              Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History
               

              Julian of Norwich: A Very Brief History (Paperback)

              By Ramirez, Janina

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              Concise historical introduction to Julian of Norwich and her continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

              ISBN 9780281076840
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2017
              Publisher SPCK Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
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