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From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

Author: Alex Woolf
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
Series: New Edinburgh history of Scotland, v. 2.
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This volume charts the transformation of the political landscape of northern Britain between the middle of the eighth and the middle of the eleventh centuries.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woolf, Alex, 1963-
From Pictland to Alba, 789 - 1070.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608476496
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Woolf
ISBN: 9780748612345 0748612343 0748612335 9780748612338
OCLC Number: 123113911
Awards: Winner of Saltire Society's Scottish History Book of the Year Award 2008.
Description: xv, 384 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Land and people : northern Britain in the eighth century --
The coming of the Vikings --
The Scaldingi and the transformation of Northumbria --
Last days of the Pictish Kingdom (839-89) --
The grandsons of Cinaed and the grandsons of Ímar --
The later tenth century : a turmoil of warring princes --
The fall of the house of Alpín and the Moray question --
Scandinavian Scotland --
Pictavia to Albania.
Series Title: New Edinburgh history of Scotland, v. 2.
Responsibility: Alex Woolf.
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This book charts the transformation of the political landscape of northern Britain between the eighth and the eleventh centuries. Central to this narrative is the mysterious disappearance of the  Read more...

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This book deserves to become a recommended text.--Alasdair Ross"H-Albion" (01/01/0001)

 
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