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The Cambridge companion to the age of William the Conqueror

Title
The Cambridge companion to the age of William the Conqueror / edited by Benjamin Pohl, University of Bristol.
ISBN
9781108628884 (ebook)
9781108482974 (hardback)
9781108728478 (paperback)
Publication
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 380 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Summary
This Cambridge Companion offers readers a comparative cultural history of north-western Europe in the crucial period of the eleventh century: the age of William the Conqueror. Besides England, Normandy, and northern France, the volume also explores Scandinavia, the North Sea world, the insular world beyond the English Channel, and various parts of Continental Europe. This Companion features essays designed specifically for those wishing to advance their knowledge and understanding of this important period of European history using a holistic and contextual perspective, deliberately shifting the focus away from William the man and onto the rich and fascinating culture of the world in which he lived and ruled. This was not the age created by William, but the age that created him. With contributions by leading international experts, this volume provides an inclusive and innovative study companion that is both authoritative and timely.
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Cambridge companions online.
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Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 15, 2022
Series
Cambridge companions to culture.
Cambridge companions to culture
Contents
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Studying the age of William the Conqueror (Prologue) / Benjamin Pohl
Normandy and the Continent / Alheydis Plassmann
England and the insular world / Alex Woolf and Neil McGuigan
Scandinavia and the North Sea World / Michael H. Gelting
Landscape and settlement / Katherine Weikert
Church and society / Richard Allen
Trade and travel / Eljas Oksanen
Family and kinship / Laura L. Gathagan
Nobility and aristocracy / Daniel Booker and S.D. Church
Kingship and consensus / Björn Weiler
Law and justice / Emily Tabuteau
Warfare and violence / Matthew Strickland
History and memory / Benjamin Pohl and Elisabeth van Houts
Language and literacy / Keith Busby
Schools and education / Mia Münster-Swendsen
The legacy of William the Conqueror and his age today (Epilogue) / David Bates
Bibliography (incl. recommended readings)
Index nominum et locorum.
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