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From the Vikings to the Normans
     

From the Vikings to the Normans

by Wendy Davies
 

ISBN-10: 0198700512

ISBN-13: 9780198700517

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This readable and authoritative volume covers the history of the British Isles from the Vikings to the Norman conquest. Seven chapters contributed by an international team of leading historians cover key themes of this period such as monarchies and other political structures, economic developments, the christianization of society, and relationships between Britain,

Overview

This readable and authoritative volume covers the history of the British Isles from the Vikings to the Norman conquest. Seven chapters contributed by an international team of leading historians cover key themes of this period such as monarchies and other political structures, economic developments, the christianization of society, and relationships between Britain, Ireland, and the Mediterranean civilizations to the south.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198700517
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Short Oxford History of the British Isles Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,038,436
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
List of Contributors
Introduction, Wendy Davies
1. Monarchy, Hegemony and Anarchy, Pauline Stafford
2. Vikings, Barbara Crawford
3. Exchange, Trade and Urbanization, David Griffiths
4. Lords and Labour, Robin Fleming
5. The Christianization of Society, Huw Pryce
6. Writing, Daibhi Croinin
7. Britain, Ireland and the World to the South, John Gillingham
Conclusion, Wendy Davies
Further Reading
Chronology
Glossary
Genealogy
Maps
Index

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