The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction
By (author) John Blair
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Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction by John Blair
Book DescriptionFirst published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. This book is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious, and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192854032
(179mm x 114mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Brings together written, topographical, and archaeological evidence to build a multi-dimensional picture of what local churches and local communities meant to each other in early England. This book traces how the foundation of monastic sites ('minsters') during c 670-730 gave the pagan English new ways of exploiting their resources.
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Author Biography - John Blair
John Blair is Fellow and Prelector in Modern History, The Queen's College, Oxford. His publications include Early Medieval Surrey (1991), Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire (1994), Ministers and Parish Churches (1988), English Medieval Industries (1991), The Cloister and the World (1996), and The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society (forthcoming).
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