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Author Wells, Peter S.

Title Barbarians to angels : the Dark Ages reconsidered / Peter S. Wells.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  940.1 WELLS    DUE 10-21-22
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.1 W46    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  940.1 WEL    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  940.12 W455B    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  940.1 WE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xv, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-215) and index.
Contents Between antiquity and the Middle Ages: what happened? -- The decline of the Roman Empire -- The peoples of Europe -- Childeric and other early Dark Age kings -- What happened to the Roman cities? -- Roman Londinium to Saxon Lundenwic: continuity and change (A.D. 43-800) -- New centers in the North -- The revolution in the countryside -- Crafting tools and ornaments for the new societies -- Royal exchange and everyday trade -- Spread of the new religion -- Arts, scholarship, and education -- Charlemagne's elephant and the history of Europe.
Subject Middle Ages.
Civilization, Medieval.
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
ISBN 9780393060751 hardback
0393060756 hardback
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