The Anglo-saxons by James CampbellThe Anglo-saxons by James Campbell

The Anglo-saxons

EditorJames Campbell, Eric John, Patrick Wormald

Paperback | August 6, 1991

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In this major survey, three distinguished historians produce an exciting introduction to the field.

Although the "Lost Centuries" between AD400 and 600 suffer from a scarcity of written sources, and only two writers, King Alfred and the Venerable Bede, dominate our understanding of later times, the authors have created a rich and thought-provoking account of the stormy era when Britain became Christian and sustained several waves of Viking invaders. A single nation, they suggest, slowly emerged from the rivalries and fluctuating fortunes of separate kingdoms like Mercia, Wessex and East Anglia. Major figures such as Offa, Alfred, Edgar and Cnut are discussed in detail, while the stunning illustrations convey the immense achievements of Anglo-Saxon centuries were 'simply a barbarous prelude to better things'.
Title:The Anglo-saxonsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 11 × 8.43 × 0.64 inPublished:August 6, 1991Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140143955

ISBN - 13:9780140143959

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