The Origins of the Anglo-Saxons: Decoding the Ancestry of the English (Paperback)Jean Manco (author)
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Skilfully and accessibly blending together results from this cutting-edge DNA technology with new research from archaeology and linguistics, Jean Manco reveals a long and adventurous journey before a word of English was spoken. Going beyond a narrow focus on the Anglo-Saxon period, she probes into the deep origins of the Germani and their kin, and extends the story to the language of Shakespeare, taken to the first British colony in America. The result is an exciting new history of the English people, and a ground-breaking analysis of their development.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'A lot of technical information to convey, but Jean Manco does so with flair' - Current Archaeology