The Normans In Europe

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780719047510
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Series: Manchester Medieval Sources Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Van Houts is Lecturer in Medieval History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

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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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