Physical Description:print 90 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Publisher:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-79) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The English Settlements -- The Seventh Century -- Christianity and the Monastic Culture -- The Mercian Supremacy -- The Viking Invasions and the Rise of the House of Wessex -- Aetherled and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy -- The End of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom.
John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. This book is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious, and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England and it is the most comprehensive and authoritative short guide to the Anglo-Saxon age available.