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The chapters in this volume, each written by a leading scholar of the period, analyze in turn the different nationalities and kingdoms that existed in the British Isles from the end of the Roman empire to the coming of the Vikings, the process of conversion to Christianity, the development of art and of a written culture, and the interaction between this written culture and the societies of the day.

About the Author

Thomas Charles-Edwards is Jesus Professor of Celtic at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Jesus College.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Thomas Charles-Edwards

1. Nations and Kingdoms, Thomas Charles-Edwards

2. Society, Community, and Identity, John Hines

3. Conversion to Christianity, Thomas Charles-Edwards

4. The Art of Authority, Jennifer O'Reilly

5. Latin and the Vernacular Languages: the Creation of a Bilingual Textual Culture, Andy Orchard

6. Texts and Society, Robin Chapman Stacey

Conclusion, Thomas Charles-Edwards

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199249824
Editor:
Charles-Edwards, Thomas
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Charles-Edwards, Thomas
Editor:
Langford, Paul
Author:
Charles-Edwards, Thomas
Author:
Langford, Paul
Author:
null, Paul
Author:
null, Thomas
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
History, World | British | Anglo Saxon
Subject:
Great Britain - History - Anglo-
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Short Oxford History of the British Isles
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 maps, 36 halftones and line illus.
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
8.50x5.42x.74 in. .91 lbs.

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