The Normans In Europe

The Normans In Europe

by Elizabeth Van Houts
     
 

ISBN-10: 071904751X

ISBN-13: 9780719047510

Pub. Date: 12/01/2000

Publisher: Manchester University Press

This book provides a selection from the abundant source material generated by the Normans and the peoples they conquered. It takes a wide European perspective on the Normans, assessing and explaining Norman expansion, their political and social organization and their eventual decline. The Normans in Europe explores: the process of assimilation between

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Overview

This book provides a selection from the abundant source material generated by the Normans and the peoples they conquered. It takes a wide European perspective on the Normans, assessing and explaining Norman expansion, their political and social organization and their eventual decline. The Normans in Europe explores: the process of assimilation between Scandinavians and Franks and the emergence of Normandy; the internal organization of the principality with a variety of source materials from chronicles, miracle stories and chapters; the role of women and children in Norman society; and a variety of other areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719047510
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Series:
Manchester Medieval Sources Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

From Vikings to Normans
• The Normans in Normandy
• The Normans and Britain: The Norman Conquest of England
• The Normans and Their Neighbors

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