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1. The Anglo-Saxons [1991]

Book
272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
This survey, an introduction to the history of Anglo-Saxon England looks at political history, and religious, cultural, social, legal and economic themes are woven in. Throughout the book the authors make use of original sources such as chronicles, charters, manuscripts and coins, works of art, archaelogical remains and surviving buildings.The nature of power and kingship, role of wealth, rewards, conquest and blood-feud in the perennial struggle for power, structure of society, the development of Christianity and the relations between church and secular authority are discussed at length, while particular topics are explored in 19 "picture essays".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780140143959 20160528
Green Library
Book
xi, 240 p. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
Book
15 p. ; 22 cm.
Green Library
Book
xlii, 262 p. ; 24 cm.
  • James Campbell as historian, Patrick Wormald-- James Campbell as tutor, David Hargreaves-- "Off to do Good" James Campbell as colleague, H.G.Pitt-- Peculiaris patronus noster, Alan Thacker-- two frontier states - Northumbria and Wessex c650-750, J.R.Maddicott-- the construction of the early Scottish state, Alexander Grant-- the Battle of Hastings and the military system of the late Anglo-Saxon state, M.K.Lawson-- Eadmer, his archbishops and the English state, Mark Philpot-- Henry I and counsel, John Hudson-- towns and the English state, 1066-1500, D.M. Pallister-- a 12th-century view of the Spanish past, Richard Fletcher-- anti-semitism an the medieval English state, Robert C. Stacey-- from Rex Wallie to princeps Wallie - charters and state formation in 13th-century Wales, Charles Insley-- the English state and the Plantagenet Empire, 1259-1360 - a fiscal perspective, W.M. Ormrod-- politics, sanctity and the Breton state - the case of the Blessed Charles de Blois, Duke of Brittany (d.1364), Michael Jones-- the empire of Tamerlane - an unsuccessful re-run of the Mongol Empire?, david Morgan-- Brittany and the French crown - the legacy of the English attack upon Fougeres (1449), C.D. Taylor.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781852851958 20160528
James Campbell's work has established the impressive powers of the Anglo-Saxon state, with its ability to impose laws, raise revenue, undertake major works and consult the interests and wishes of its subjects. This collection of essays looks at the state and its successors from a number of angles.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781852851958 20160528
Green Library

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