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The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England

The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England (Hardback)

By Morris, Marc

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A history that spans more than half a millennium, The Anglo-Saxons is nothing less than a quest for England's origins. This is the story of our island at its most strange and evocative period - the time of the Anglo-Saxons. Marc Morris's brilliant new book will take its readers f...rom an alien world of slaves, temples, villas, druids and amphorae, to a familiar landscape of shires and boroughs, villages, parish churches and minsters; from the worship of vanished gods like Thor and Woden to the veneration of saints - Cuthbert, Alban, Edmund - who still recognised today; from a population who spoke Latin and Celtic, to one whose language was recognizably the ancestor of the English that is spoken today.
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ISBN 9781786330994
Released NZ 20 Jul 2021
Publisher Cornerstone
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781786330994
Stock Available
Status Reprinting
Publisher Cornerstone
Imprint Hutchinson
Released 20 Jul 2021
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Morris, Marc
Category World History: C 500 To C 1500
British & Irish History
History of Other Lands
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 46mm
Dewey Code 942.01
Weight 954g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade

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