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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 writteEarly 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....

Title : Anglo-Saxon England: 400–790
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ISBN : 9780747808367
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 72 Pages
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Anglo-Saxon England: 400–790 Reviews

  • Tchipakkan
    2019-01-19 10:38

    As I expected from her other books, this was a wonderful overview- concentrating more on the people than simple battles, kings and all that other stuff on which most books spend too much time.

  • Red Dog
    2019-01-28 08:35

    Great overview of the period, and you've got to love a Shire book!

  • Andrew Brozyna
    2019-01-31 09:38

    An expert in Anglo-Saxon archaeology, Crawford was adept at condensing a wealth of daily life detail into a short 72-page book.