A Brief History Of The Anglo Saxons

Author: Hindley, Geoffrey
Homepage 9781845291617

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  • : $15.00(AUD)
  • : 9781845291617
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
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  • : June 2006
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  • : Hindley, Geoffrey
  • : Brief Histories Ser.
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  • : English
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Description

Starting AD 400 (around the time of their invasion of England) and running through to the 1100s (the 'Aftermath'), historian Geoffrey Hindley shows the Anglo-Saxons as formative in the history not only of England but also of Europe.


The society inspired by the warrior world of the Old English poem Beowulf saw England become the world's first nation state and Europe's first country to conduct affairs in its own language, and Bede and Boniface of Wessex establish the dating convention we still use today. Including all the latest research, this is a fascinating assessment of a vital historical period.