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A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons

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A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons by Geoffrey Hindley
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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.

Author Biography

Geoffrey Hindley lectures internationally on medieval history. His many books include The Shaping of Europe, Saladin: A Biography, The Book of Magna Carta and A Brief History of the Crusades. He also co-founder of the Society for the History of Medieval Technology and Science. He lives in France.
Release date NZ
June 20th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Robinson Publishing
Pages
448
Dimensions
134x196x30
ISBN-13
9781845291617
Product ID
2063845

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