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Normans in Europe
     

Normans in Europe

by Elisabeth Van Houts
 

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

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:
9780719047503
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
12/15/2000
Series:
Manchester Medieval Sources Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

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

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