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Anglo-saxon Age : Very Short Introduction (02 Edition)

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John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. This book is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious, and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England and it is the most comprehensive and authoritative short guide to the Anglo-Saxon age available.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-79) and index.

About the Author

John Blair is Fellow and Prelector in Modern History, The Queen's College, Oxford. His publications include Early Medieval Surrey (1991), Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire (1994), Ministers and Parish Churches (1988), English Medieval Industries (1991), The Cloister and the World (1996), and The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society (forthcoming).

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The English settlements

2. The seventh century

3. Christianity and the monastic culture

4. The Mercian supremacy

5. The Viking invasions and the rise of the house of Wessex

6. Æthelred and Cnut: the decline of the English monarchy

7. The end of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom

Further reading

Chronology

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192854032
Author:
Blair, John
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, John
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
History, World | British | Anglo Saxon
Subject:
Great Britain - History - Anglo-
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Very Short Introductions
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
20020731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 b/w halftones
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
4.5 x 6.8 x 0.4 in 0.2 lb
Age Level:
A Very Short Introduction

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