Anglo-Saxon England: 400–790 (Shire Living Histories)
Anglo-Saxon England: 400–790 (Shire Living Histories)
by Sally Crawford

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Early Anglo-Saxon England saw some of the most important elements in the creation of modern England: the Germanic migrations after the departure of the Romans and the introduction of Christianity in the 7th century. While traditionally the early centuries of Anglo-Saxon England have been disregarded as"'lost centuries," archaeological evidence, paired with the later written sources, can reveal a complex and often sophisticated society. This period saw the beginnings of urbanization, with the establishment of market-places enabling the trade of local and exotic goods, and the first schools were introduced in the 7th century. Sally Crawford looks at how the Anglo-Saxons lived, from the composition of an Anglo-Saxon family and how status was defined by an individual's occupation, to the complexities of feasting and drinking and how adults and children found entertainment.

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Author: Sally Crawford
Creator: Dominic Andrews
Publisher: Shire Publications

Manufacturer: Shire Publications
EAN: 9780747808367
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0747808368
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 72
Publication date: 2011-06-21
Release date: 2011-06-21
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: Brand: Shire

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