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Author Blair, John (W. John)

Title The Anglo-Saxon age : a very short introduction / John Blair
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (85 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Contents The English Settlements -- The Seventh Century -- Christianity and the Monastic Culture -- The Mercian Supremacy -- The Viking Invasions and the Rise of the House of Wessex -- Aetherled and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy -- The End of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom
Summary Covering the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory at Hastings in 1066, this is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191540307