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The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe

Author: Hyun Jin Kim
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Argues that the political culture of the Huns was more sophisticated than is often believed and reassesses their role in the creation of early medieval Europe. Their expansion also marked the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hyun Jin Kim
ISBN: 9781107009066 1107009065
OCLC Number: 876700150
Description: VIII, 338 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Rome's inner Asian enemies before the Huns; 3. The Huns in Central Asia; 4. The Huns in Europe; 5. The end of the Hunnic Empire in the West; 6. The later Huns and the birth of Europe; 7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Hyun Jin Kim.


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'Gets my vote for the freshness of its worldview.' Peter Heather, BBC History Magazine 'Kim argues that the Huns played a large and positive role in the fall of Rome and the birth of Europe ... This Read more...

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