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ALSO HAS BEAUTIFUL PLATES also has beautiful plates I ve sed nearly every semester since I ve HAS BEAUTIFUL PLATES also has beautiful plates I ve sed nearly every semester since I ve teaching Excellent introduction to the Anglo Saxons Well illustrated with essays from a variety of scholars A book you can dip in and out of or read from cover to coverAlthough this was a large format book somehow I managed to loose it One day it was a sitting there apparently happily on the shelf Next thing I know it was goneAbsence truly makes the heart grow fonder and so it may well be that this book has grown better in my imagination since loosing it than it actually was when I was reading Nial struggle for power structure of society the development of Christianity and the relations between church and secular authority are discussed at length while particular topics are explored in 19 picture essa. I knew nothing of this time and was surprised to find out a lot of things I thought true were in fact false The reading was dense but gripping There was so much information however Since I didn t have a background in this era I had to look p a lot which did slow me down While I was confused in several chapters it was not because of the writing but because I just didn t know enough I would highly recommend this though I would not call it an introduction A reuired read for my Anglo Saxon course at University This text is prepared almost perfectly and has become my companion on many iet evenings A great addition to an. This survey an introduction to the history of Anglo Saxon England looks at political history and religious cultural social legal and economic themes are woven in
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Summary The Anglo Saxons Penguin History,
Yone with an interest in ancient British history If you re interested in the Anglo Saxons but don t know where to start pick Beyond the Qumran Community up this book Written by the top Anglo Saxonists working today this well illustrated volume will give a great overview of the culture and point you toward additional resources if you just can t get enough I read this book when I was studying for prelims a while back shall we say I switched to Anglo Saxon studies from Middle English studies shortly before I finished coursework so I hadite a bit of catch p to do This book accomplished that and gave me a solid framework to take to
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