Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

At Day's Close
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

A. Roger Ekirch is a professor of history at Virginia Tech and the award-winning author of At Day's Close and of Birthright. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia.

Reviews

"An enthralling anthropology of the shadow realms." -- John Leonard - Harper's
"Absorbing...fascinating...[Ekirch] has plundered an extraordinary range of cross-cultural sources for his material, and he tells us about everything from witches to firefighting, architecture to domestic violence...[A] monumental study." -- Terry Eagleton - The Nation
"This is an irresistibly fascinating book. It has a hypnotic, feverish pace that will have its readers up all night wondering, expectant." -- Ken Burns
"Perfect reading for insomniacs and star-gazers alike." -- Jonathan Spence, Sterling Professor of History, Yale University
"An absorbing social history...A wonderful revelation of a vanished age of darkness." -- Raymond Carr - The Spectator
"Engrossing...Ekirch's narrative is rooted in the material realities of the past, evoking a bygone world of extreme physicality and pre-industrial survival stratagems." -- Publishers Weekly

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling At Day's Close: Night in Times Past on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top