Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Monastic Order in England by Dom David Knowles

The Monastic Order in England by Dom David Knowles was originally published in 1940 and was quickly recognised as a scholarly classic and masterpiece of historical literature. It covers the period from about 940, when St Dunstan inaugurated the monastic reform by becoming abbot of Glastonbury, to the early thirteenth century. Its core is a marvellous narrative and detailed analysis of monasticism in twelfth-century England, brilliantly set in the continental background of all the monastic movements of the day - with a vivid evocation of Anselm, Ailred, Henry of Blois and a host of other central figures. Dom David himself brought this second edition up to date in 1963.

Buy The Monastic Order in England by Dom David Knowles from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521548083
ISBN-10: 052154808X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 41mm)
Pages: 808
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Monastic Order in England by Dom David Knowles

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Monastic Order in England book by Dom David Knowles and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Dom David Knowles

Historian and Character by Dom David Knowles
Paperback, October 2008
Monastic Constitutions of Lanfranc by Dom David Knowles
Hardback, January 2002
Religious Orders in England by Dom David Knowles
Paperback, September 1979