Boudica Britannia

December 2, 2020
Boudica Britannia

When Roman troops threatened to seize the wealth of the Icenipeople, their queen, Boudica, retaliated by inciting a majoruprising, allying her tribe with the neighbouring Trinovantes. Theensuing clash is one of the most important - and dramatic - eventsin the history of Britain, standing testament to what can happenwhen an insensitive colonial power meets determined resistance froma subjugated people head-on.In this fascinating account of a legendary figure, MirandaAldhouse-Green raises questions about female power, colonialoppression, and whether Boudica would be seen today as a freedomfighter, terrorist or martyr.