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Medieval Scotland : Cambridge Medieval Textbooks - A. D. M. Barrell

Medieval Scotland

Cambridge Medieval Textbooks

Hardcover Published: 10th May 2000
ISBN: 9780521584432
Number Of Pages: 316

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This is a one-volume history of medieval Scotland, concentrating on the period between the middle of the eleventh century and the Reformation and taking full account of recent scholarship. It is primarily a political and ecclesiastical study, analysing the development of the institutions of the Scottish state, conflict and co-operation between the crown and the nobility, relations with external powers, the history of the church in Scotland, and the formation of a distinctive Scottish identity. The Wars of Independence are examined in their historical context, and elements of identity and change are identified across the whole period. Particular emphasis is placed upon relations between core and periphery in medieval Scotland and on the difficulties experienced by the crown in imposing royal authority in the north and west.

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'One of the major strengths of this book is Dr Barrell's deep knowledge of contemporary sources and of the latest published research ... this is an excellent textbook which must surely be a first recommendation for students, or for the general reader coming to medieval Scottish history for the first time.' History

List of figures
Preface
List of abbreviations
Maps
Early medieval Scotland
Feudal Scotland
The transformation of the Scottish church
The consolidation of the Scottish realm
The Wars of Independence
The Stewart kings
Crown and nobility in later medieval Scotland
The road to Reformation
Conclusion
Select bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521584432
ISBN-10: 0521584434
Series: Cambridge Medieval Textbooks
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 316
Published: 10th May 2000
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52

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