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From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

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ISBN-10: 0748612343

ISBN-13: 9780748612345

Edition: 2007

Authors: Alex Woolf

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During this period, Scotland first emerged on the stage of history. Beginning with the Christian kingdoms of Northumbria and Pictavia, which dominated northern Britain, Alex Woolf describes the collapse of the Old Order under the Vikings, the rise of Alba, the Gaelic-speaking kingdom, and first contact with the kingdom of England.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 10/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Maps and Genealogical Tables
General Editor's Preface
Note on Spelling and Pronunciation
Introduction: Land and People: Northern Britain in the Eighth Century
Events (789-1070)
The Coming of the Vikings
The Scaldingi and the Transformation of Northumbria
Last Days of the Pictish Kingdom (839-89)
The Grandsons of Cinaed and the Grandsons of Imar
The Later Tenth Century: A Turmoil of Warring Princes
The Fall of the House of Alpin and the Moray Question
Scandinavian Scotland
Pictavia to Albania
Table of Events
Guide to Further Reading
The Principal Medieval Chronicles used in this Volume