The Anglo-Saxon state

James Campbell

The power, sophisitcation, unity and wealth of the late Anglo-Saxon state have long been underestimated. The shadow of defeatin 1066, and an assumption that the Normans brought about strong government and a unification that had not previously been there, has prevented many of the remarkable features of Anglo-Saxon society from being seen. In The Anglo-Saxon State James Campbell shows how strong, unified and well-governed Anglo-Saxon England was and how numerous and wealthy its inhabitants were. Late Anglo-Saxon England was also a country with a political class considerably wider than just the earls and thegns. William Stubb's vision of Anglo-Saxon England as a country with real representative institutions may indeed be truer than that of his denigrators. James Campbell's work demands the re-thinking of Anglo-Saxon history.

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[目次]

  • The late Anglo-Saxon state - a maximum view
  • the United Kingdon of England
  • the Anglo-Saxon achievement
  • the impact of the Sutton Hoo discovery on the study of Anglo-Saxon history
  • elements in the background to the life of St Cuthbert and his early cult
  • Asser's life of Alfred
  • England c991
  • was it infancy in England? some questions of comparison
  • some agents and agencies of the late Anglo-Saxon state
  • the sale of land and the economics of power in early England - problems and possibilities
  • Stubbs and the English state.

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書名 The Anglo-Saxon state
著作者等 Campbell, James
出版元 Hambledon and London
刊行年月 2000
ページ数 xxix, 290 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 1852851767
NCID BA50720694
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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