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Title The New Cambridge medieval history. Vol. 2, C.700-c.900 / edited by Rosamond McKitterick
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995

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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 1039 pages)
Contents Political Development -- Introduction: sources and interpretation / Rosamond McKitterick -- England, 700-900 / Simon Keynes -- Ireland, Scotland and Wales, c. 700 to the early eleventh century / Donnchadh Ó Corráin -- England and the Continent / Rosamond McKitterick -- Frankish Gaul to 814 / Paul Fouracre -- The Frankish kingdoms, 814-898: the West / Janet L. Nelson -- The Frankish Kingdoms, 817-911: the East and Middle Kingdoms / Johannes Fried -- Fines Imperii: the Marches / Julia M.H. Smith -- The Vikings in Francia and Anglo-Saxon England to 911 / Simon Coupland -- Scandinavia, c. 700-1066 / Niels Lund -- Slavs and Bulgars / Jonathan Shepard -- The Muslims in Europe / Hugh Kennedy -- Spain: the northern kingdoms and the Basques, 711-910 / Roger Collins -- Lombard and Carolingian Italy / Paolo Delogu -- Byzantine Italy, c. 680-c. 876 / T.S. Brown -- Byzantium and the west, 700-900 / Michael McCormick -- Government and Institutions -- Kingship and royal government / Janet L. Nelson -- The aristocracy / Stuart Airlie -- Social and military institutions / Hans-Werner Goetz -- Economic Organisation / Adriaan Verhulst -- Rural society in Carolingian Europe / Chris Wickham -- Money and coinage / Mark Blackburn -- Church and Society -- The papacy in the eighth and ninth centuries / Thomas F.X. Noble -- The organisation, law and liturgy of the western church, 700-900 / Roger E. Reynolds -- Carolingian monasticism: the power of prayer / Mayke de Jong -- Religion and lay society / Julia M.H. Smith -- Culture and Intellectual Developments -- Eighth-century foundations / Rosamond McKitterick -- Language and Communication in Carolingian Europe / Michel Banniard -- The Carolingian renaissance: education and literary culture / John J. Contreni -- Theology and the organisation of thought / David Ganz -- Book production in the Carolingian empire and the spread of Caroline minuscule / David Ganz -- Art and architecture / Lawrence Nees -- Conclusion / Rosamond McKitterick -- Genealogical Tables -- Primary Sources
Summary This volume covers the period of Frankish and Carolingian dominance in western Europe. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the authors consider developments in Europe as a whole and how power and authority actually worked
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed 10 July, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civilization, Medieval.
Middle Ages.
Civilization, Medieval.
Middle Ages.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Europe.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author McKitterick, Rosamond
ISBN 9780511468872
0511468873
9781139055710
1139055712
9781139055710