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The Anglo-Saxon Age : A Very Short Introduction - John Blair

The Anglo-Saxon Age

A Very Short Introduction

Paperback Published: 10th August 2000
ISBN: 9780192854032
Number Of Pages: 112

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First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. This book is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious, and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Introduction 1: The English settlements 2: The seventh century 3: Christianity and the monastic culture 4: The Mercian supremacy 5: The Viking invasions and the rise of the house of Wessex 6: Æthelred and Cnut: the decline of the English monarchy 7: The end of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom Further reading Chronology Index

ISBN: 9780192854032
ISBN-10: 0192854038
Series: Very Short Introductions
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 10th August 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.9 x 11.4  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.1

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