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Wessex : Studies in the Early History of Britain - Barbara Yorke


Studies in the Early History of Britain

Paperback Published: 22nd April 1998
ISBN: 9780718518561
Number Of Pages: 256

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Wessex is central to the study of early medieval English history; it was the dynasty which created the kingdom of England. This volume uses archaeological and place-name evidence to present an authoritative account of the most significant of the English Kingdoms.

List of Illustrations
Introductionp. 1
A Period of Transition, Wessex c. 400-c. 600p. 8
The Creation of Wessex, c. 600-802p. 52
Wessex and England, 802-1066p. 94
The Spread of Christianity, 400-800p. 149
Renewal and Redirection: the West Saxon Church 800-1066p. 192
Social Structure and Rural Lifep. 240
Trade and the Growth of Townsp. 291
Epiloguep. 325
Abbreviationsp. 329
Bibliographyp. 331
Indexp. 358
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ISBN: 9780718518561
ISBN-10: 071851856X
Series: Studies in the Early History of Britain
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 22nd April 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1