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Author Huscroft, Richard.

Title The Norman Conquest : a new introduction / Richard Huscroft
Published Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 369 pages) : maps
Contents The principal sources -- Britain and Normandy in the eleventh century -- The origins of conquest, 991-1066 -- Conquest, 1066 -- Conquest consolidated, 1067-1087 -- Conquest confirmed, 1087-1100 -- The English conquest of Normandy, 1100-1106 -- Government and law -- Land and armies -- Economies and families -- The Church -- Britain and Normandy in 1106, myths and reality
Summary The events of 1066 are perhaps the most famous in English history, and their consequences for the British Isles and for Europe as a whole were profound. In this book, the author provides the most accessible, challenging and up to date introduction to the subject available. It contains a strong blend of political, economic, social and cultural history; excellent chronology of key dates and a guide to further reading, and engages with recent historiographical debates for added relevance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Normans -- Great Britain
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154.
Great Britain -- History -- William I, 1066-1087.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315834901