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The Anglo-Saxon world

The Anglo-Saxon world

Author: N J Higham; Martin J Ryan
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Anglo-Saxon period, stretching from the fifth to the late eleventh century, begins with the Roman retreat from the Western worlds and ends with the Norman takeover of England. Between these epochal events, many of the contours and patterns of English life that would endure for the next millennium were shaped. In this authoritative work, Nicholas Higham and Martin Ryan re-examine Anglo-Saxon England in the light  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Higham, N.J.
Anglo-Saxon world.
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013005724
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N J Higham; Martin J Ryan
ISBN: 9780300195378 0300195370
OCLC Number: 847527226
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 477 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Britain in and out of the Roman Empire --
The origins of England --
From Tribal Chieftains to Christian Kings --
The Mercian Supremacies --
The Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings, c. 825-900 --
Conquest, reform and the making of England --
The Age of Æthelred --
The transformation of Anglo-Saxon England.
Responsibility: Nicholas J. Higham and Martin J. Ryan.
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The essential history of Anglo-Saxon England, brought completely up to date with new discoveries and interpretations  Read more...


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"Whether you want an accessible introduction to all things Anglo-Saxon, a thorough refresher of key points, or a reliably comprehensive reference tool to dip into, this is a wonderful book. Read more...

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