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The Penguin history of Europe, volume II : Europe 400-1000

Author: Chris Wickham
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Drawing on a wealth of new material, this book aims to transform readers' ideas about Europe in the Dark Ages. From the collapse of the Roman imperial system to the establishment of the new European dynastic states, the book explores hidden achievements and eras of peace, as well as civil disorder, invasion and mayhem.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Wickham
ISBN: 9780713994292 0713994290
OCLC Number: 652010243
Notes: Hardback.
Description: 400 pages ; 23 x 15 cm
Responsibility: Chris Wickham.


How could a world still so profoundly shaped by Rome and which encompassed such remarkable societies as the Byzantine, Carolingian and Ottonian empires, be anything other than central to the  Read more...


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'Chris Wickham is the leading expert on early medieval Europe, and [The Inheritance of Rome] is ... refreshingly different from all the traditional accounts ... a work of tremendous authority and Read more...

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