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
     
 

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.  See more details below

Overview

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
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Introduction
1Problem-solving emperors1
2The age of Constantine16
3Frontier wars and civil wars, 350-39531
4The battle of Adrianople and the sack of Rome47
5A divided city: the Christian Church, 300-46061
6The disappearance of an army80
7The new kingdoms100
8The twilight of the West, 518-568116
9Constantinople, Persia and the Arabs135
10Decadent and do-nothing kings153
11The re-creating of Britain173
12The Lombard achievement, c. 540-712196
13The sundering of East and West218
14Monks and missionaries234
15Towards a new western Empire, 714-800262
16The new Constantine291
17Frontier societies: Christian Spain, 711-1037309
18'The dissension of kings'333
19'The desolation of the pagans'364
20The Ottonian Age390
Abbreviations423
Notes424
Bibliography501
Index514

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