- James Campbell, Eric John, Patrick Wormald ; general editor, James Campbell ; with contributions from P.V. Addyman ... [et al.].
- London, England ; New York, N.Y., USA : Penguin Books, 1991.
- Physical description
- 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
- Penguin history
- CLASSICS-389-01 -- Dark Ages Compared: Early Iron Age Greece and Early Medieval
- Morris, Ian
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-266) and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- 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".
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