The Norman Conquest: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback | December 26, 2009

byGeorge Garnett

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The Norman Conquest in 1066 was the last time England was successfully invaded, and was one of the most profound turning points in English history, cataclysmically transforming a disparate collection of small nations into a European state. But what actually happened? How was the invasionviewed by those who witnessed it? And how has its legacy been seen by generations since? This fascinating Very Short Introduction reveals how dramatically English life was changed, from its language to its law, and focuses on the differing ways the conquest has been viewed by historians and infolklore ever since.

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The Norman Conquest in 1066 was the last time England was successfully invaded, and was one of the most profound turning points in English history, cataclysmically transforming a disparate collection of small nations into a European state. But what actually happened? How was the invasionviewed by those who witnessed it? And how has its...

George Garnett is Tutorial Fellow in Modern History, at St Hugh's College, Oxford. He is St Hugh's Tutor in Medieval History, and he also teaches political thought from antiquity to the seventeenth century. These teaching specialisms reflect his main research interests. His recent publications include iConquered England: Kingship, Su...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.01 inPublished:December 26, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192801619

ISBN - 13:9780192801616

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