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Mercia : an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in Europe

Author: Michelle Brown; Carol Ann Farr
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2003.
Series: Studies in the early history of Europe.; Continuum studies in medieval history.
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Establishes a new baseline for Mercian scholarship, covering the rise and fall of the kingdom, its major institutions, relations with other political entities as well as its visual and material  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mercia.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2003
(DLC) 2005282639
(OCoLC)63703530
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Brown; Carol Ann Farr
ISBN: 0826477658 9780826477651 0718502310 9780718502317 9781441153531 1441153535
OCLC Number: 747107055
Notes: Originally published: London : Leicester University Press, 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 386 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction : Mercia, a culture in context / Michelle P. Brown, Carol A. Farr --
pt. I: The Mercian polity : church and state. The origins of Mercia / Barbara Yorke --
The tribal hidage and the ealdormen of Mercia / Peter Featherstone --
Political women in Mercia, eighth to early tenth centuries / Pauline Stafford --
The Mercian church : archaeology and topography / David Parsons --
Hagiography and literature : the case of Guthlac of Crowland / Jane Roberts --
pt. II: Parallel cultures. Wales and Mercia, 613-918 / T.M. Charles-Edwards --
The Verturian hegemony : a mirror in the north / Alex Woolf --
Abbesses, minor dynasties, and kings in cleriacatu : perspectives of Ireland, 700-850 / Edel Bhreathnach --
Carolingian contacts / Janet L. Nelson --
pt. III: The material culture of Mercia. The archaeology of Mercia / Martin Welch --
Mercia : landscape and environment / Della Hooke --
Mercians : the dwellers on the boundary / David Hill --
The growth of market centres and towns in the area of the Mercian hegemony / Alan Vince --
Mercian London / Robert Cowie --
Mercian coinage and authority / Gareth Williams --
pt. IV: The visual culture of Mercia. Constructing iconographies : questions of identity in Mercian sculpture / Jane Hawkes --
Classicism of Southumbrian sculpture / Richard Jewell --
Metalwork of the Mercian supremacy / Leslie Webster --
Mercian manuscripts? : the "Tiberius" group and its historical context / Michelle P. Brown --
pt. V: Mercia in retreat. Military institutions and royal power / Gareth Williams --
Mercia and Wessex in the ninth century / Simon Keynes.
Series Title: Studies in the early history of Europe.; Continuum studies in medieval history.
Responsibility: edited by Michelle P. Brown and Carol A. Farr.

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