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Inheritance of Rome Illuminating the Dark Ages 400-1000

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ISBN-10: 0143117424

ISBN-13: 9780143117421

Edition: 2010

Authors: Chris Wickham

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Prize-winning historian Wickham defies the conventional view of the Dark Ages in European history with a work of remarkable scope and rigorous yet accessible scholarship.
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 5.60" wide x 8.40" long x 1.60" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Maps
List of Illustrations
The Roman Empire and its Break-up, 400-550
The Weight of Empire
Culture and Belief in the Christian Roman World
Crisis and Continuity, 400-550
The Post-Roman West, 550-750
Merovingian Gaul and Germany, 500-751
The West Mediterranean Kingdoms: Spain and Italy, 550-750
Kings without States: Britain and Ireland, 400-800
Post-Roman Attitudes: Culture, Belief and Political Etiquette, 550-750
Wealth, Exchange and Peasant Society
The Power of the Visual: Material Culture and Display from Imperial Rome to the Carolingians
The Empires of the East, 550-1000
Byzantine Survival, 550-850
The Crystallization of Arab Political Power, 630-750
Byzantine Revival, 850-1000
From 'Abbasid Baghdad to Umayyad C�rdoba, 750-1000
The State and the Economy: Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Networks, 600-1000
The Carolingian and Post-Carolingian West, 750-1000
The Carolingian Century, 751-887
Intellectuals and Politics
The Tenth-century Successor States
'Carolingian' England, 800-1000
Outer Europe
Aristocrats between the Carolingian and the 'Feudal' Worlds
The Caging of the Peasantry, 8oo-1000
Conclusion: Trends in European History, 400-1000
Notes and Bibliographic Guides
Index of Names and Places