Struggle for Empire: Kingship and Conflict under Louis the German, 817e/

Struggle for Empire: Kingship and Conflict under Louis the German, 817e/

by Eric J. Goldberg
     
 

Struggle for Empire explores the contest for kingdoms and power among Charlemagne's descendants that shaped the formation of Europe through the reign of Charlemagne's grandson, Louis the German (826–876).See more details below

Overview

Struggle for Empire explores the contest for kingdoms and power among Charlemagne's descendants that shaped the formation of Europe through the reign of Charlemagne's grandson, Louis the German (826–876).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801475290
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
03/05/2009
Series:
Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past Series
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
838,580
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 3.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: WINNING A KINGDOM
1. The Young King, ca. 810-829
2. Father and Sons, 830-838
3. The Fight for Survival, 838-843

PART II: KING IN EAST FRANCIA
4. Frontier Wars, 844-852
5. Consolidation and Reform, 844-852
6. Kingship and Government'

PART III: VISIONS OF EMPIRE
7. Drang nach Westen, 853-860
8. Trials and Triumphs, 861-870
9. The Call of Rome, 871-876

Epilogue

Appendix I: Maps
Appendix: Genealogies
Selected Bibliography
Index

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