Early Medieval Europe 300-1000 (Palgrave History of Europe Series) / Edition 2

Early Medieval Europe 300-1000 (Palgrave History of Europe Series) / Edition 2

by Roger Collins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312218869

ISBN-13: 9780312218867

Pub. Date: 07/30/1999

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book offers a fascinating account of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the end of the tenth century. In its wide-ranging coverage of the period, it takes into account social, economic and political changes as well as the important cultural changes, including the rise of Islam and the recreation of a western empire under the Cardingians.

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This book offers a fascinating account of Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the end of the tenth century. In its wide-ranging coverage of the period, it takes into account social, economic and political changes as well as the important cultural changes, including the rise of Islam and the recreation of a western empire under the Cardingians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312218867
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/30/1999
Series:
Palgrave History of Europe Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Main Events, 238-1000
• Introduction
• Problem-Solving Emperors
• The Age of Constantine
• Frontier Wars and Civil Wars
• The Battle of Adrianople and the Sack of Rome
• A Divided City: The Christian Church, 300-460
• The Disappearance of an Army
• The New Kingdoms
• The Twilight of the West, 518-568
• Constantinople, Persia and the Arabs
• Decadent and Do-Nothing Kings
• The Remaking of Britain
• The Lombard Achievement, c.540-712
• The Sundering of East and West
• Monks and Missionaries
• Towards a New Western Empire, 714-800
• The New Constantine
• Frontier Societies: Christian Spain, 711-1037
• "The Dissension of Kings"
• "The Desolation of the Pagans"
• The Ottonian Age
• Index

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