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The English Settlements : Oxford History of England - J. N. L. Myres

The English Settlements

Oxford History of England

Hardcover Published: 23rd January 1986
ISBN: 9780198217190
Number Of Pages: 288

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Here, Myres looks anew at the dark centuries of English history between the collapse of Roman rule in the early fifth century and the emergence of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in the seventh--the subject of the now-classic Roman Britain and the English Settlements by Collingwood and Myres--and reconsiders the period in light of abundant recent research in the field. New linguistic findings have led to a significant shift in emphasis, which is now reflected in this last volume of the Oxford History of England. The author illuminates some of the little-understood factors that link Roman Britain with Anglo-Saxon England, and suggests certain political and social continuities that help to clarify this complex and traumatic historical era.

'This is a work of enviable erudition that will fascinate those interested in the supercession of one culture by another. It will be required reading for all students of early English history.' David A.E. Pelteret Albion

Introduction
The Nature of the Evidence
The Literary Sources
Archaeology and Place-Names
The Continental Background
The Romano-British Background and the Saxon Shore
Saxons, Angles, and Jutes on the Saxon Shore
Formation of Wessex
The Humbrenses and the North
Change and Decay
Addenda
Appendices
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780198217190
ISBN-10: 0198217196
Series: Oxford History of England
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 23rd January 1986
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49