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An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England / Edition 3
     

An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England / Edition 3

by Peter Hunter Blair
 

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ISBN-10: 0521537770

ISBN-13: 9780521537773

Pub. Date: 07/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This third edition of Peter Hunter Blair's classic account of Anglo-Saxon history includes a completely new introduction written by Simon Keynes. The first two chapters survey Anglo-Saxon England: its wars and invasions, people and kings. The remaining chapters cover specific aspects of its culture: Church, government, economy and literary achievement.

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This third edition of Peter Hunter Blair's classic account of Anglo-Saxon history includes a completely new introduction written by Simon Keynes. The first two chapters survey Anglo-Saxon England: its wars and invasions, people and kings. The remaining chapters cover specific aspects of its culture: Church, government, economy and literary achievement. Blair uses illustrations and a wide range of sources—documents, archaeological evidence and place names—to depict the period realistically. (Keynes has also prepared a thoroughly updated bibliography.) Second Edition Hb (1977): 0-521-21650-8 Second Edition Pb (1977): 0-521-29219-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521537773
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2010
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
1,069,016
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface to the third edition; Introduction: Changing perceptions of Anglo-Saxon history Simon Keynes; 1. The foundations of England; 2. Britain and the Vikings; 3. The Church; 4. Government; 5. Economy; 6. Letters; Select bibliography; Index.

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