A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons - Brief Histories (Paperback)
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A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons - Brief Histories (Paperback)

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Published: 29/06/2006
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Starting AD 400 (around the time of their invasion of England) and running through to the 1100s (the 'Aftermath'), historian Geoffrey Hindley shows the Anglo-Saxons as formative in the history not only of England but also of Europe. The society inspired by the warrior world of the Old English poem Beowulf saw England become the world's first nation state and Europe's first country to conduct affairs in its own language, and Bede and Boniface of Wessex establish the dating convention we still use today. Including all the latest research, this is a fascinating assessment of a vital historical period.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781845291617
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 29 mm

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“Excellent”

For those with little knowledge of the period this is a fascinating overview of the anglo saxon period.

The book is easy to read and takes you through, from the start of the period to just after the Norman conquest,... More

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