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Title East Central & Eastern Europe in the Early Middle Ages / Florin Curta, editor
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (viii, 391 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents I: Economic and social structures -- 1. Ways of life in eastern and western Europe during the early Middle Ages: which was way "normal"? / Joachim Henning -- 2. Silent centuries: the society and economy of the northwestern slavs / Paul M. Barford -- 3. Salt trade and warfare: the rise of the Romanian-Slavic military organization in early medieval Transylvania / Alexandru Madgearu -- 4. Ladoga, Ryurik's stronghold, and Novgorod: fortifications and power in early medieval Russia / Nikolai I. Petrov -- II: The rise of the state -- 5. Early state formation in east central Europe / Przemysław Urbańczyk -- 6. Ruler and political ideology in Pax Nomadica: early medieval Bulgaria and the Uighur Qaganate / Tsvetelin Stepanov -- 7. Unknown revolution: archaeology and the beginnings of the Polish state / Andrzej Buko -- III: Conversion -- 8. Before Cyril and Methodius: Christianity and Barbarians beyond the sixth- and seventh-century Danube frontier / Florin Curta -- 9. Creating Khazar identity through coins: the special issue Dirhams of 837/8 / Roman K. Kovalev -- 10. Conversions and regimes compared: the Rus' and the Poles, ca. 1000 / Jonathan Shepard -- 11. Missions, conversions, and power legitimization in east central Europe at the turn of the first millennium / Márta Font -- The history and archaeology of early medieval eastern and east central Europe (ca. 500-1000): a bibliography / Florin Curta
Summary The essays in this book examine the documentary and archaeological evidence of early medieval Europe in an attempt to assess its importance in understanding the construction of cultural identity and the process of political mobilisation for the rise of the states
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Subject 15.70 history of Europe.
Moyen âge
Europe, Eastern -- History.
Eastern Europe
Ostmitteleuropa -- Geschichte Mittelalter -- Kongressbericht
Osteuropa -- Geschichte Mittelalter -- Kongressbericht
Europe, Eastern -- History
Europe centrale
Europe orientale
Kalamazoo <2001>
Genre/Form History
[Actes de congrès]
Form Electronic book
Author Curta, Florin, editor.
Other Titles East Central and Eastern Europe in the Early Middle Ages