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Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe

edited by Michelle P. Brown and Carol A. Farr
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Continuum, [2003]
Language
English
Series
Studies in the Early History of Europe
Continuum Studies in Medieval History
ISBN
0826477658, 9780826477651, 0718502310, 9780718502317
Contents
  • Introduction : Mercia, a culture in context / Michelle P. Brown, Carol A. Farr
  • pt. I: The Mercian polity : church and state. The origins of Mercia / Barbara Yorke
  • The tribal hidage and the ealdormen of Mercia / Peter Featherstone
  • Political women in Mercia, eighth to early tenth centuries / Pauline Stafford
  • The Mercian church : archaeology and topography / David Parsons
  • Hagiography and literature : the case of Guthlac of Crowland / Jane Roberts
  • pt. II: Parallel cultures. Wales and Mercia, 613-918 / T.M. Charles-Edwards
  • The Verturian hegemony : a mirror in the north / Alex Woolf
  • Abbesses, minor dynasties, and kings in cleriacatu : perspectives of Ireland, 700-850 / Edel Bhreathnach
  • Carolingian contacts / Janet L. Nelson
  • pt. III: The material culture of Mercia. The archaeology of Mercia / Martin Welch
  • Mercia : landscape and environment / Della Hooke
  • Mercians : the dwellers on the boundary / David Hill
  • The growth of market centres and towns in the area of the Mercian hegemony / Alan Vince
  • Mercian London / Robert Cowie
  • Mercian coinage and authority / Gareth Williams
  • pt. IV: The visual culture of Mercia. Constructing iconographies : questions of identity in Mercian sculpture / Jane Hawkes
  • Classicism of Southumbrian sculpture / Richard Jewell
  • Metalwork of the Mercian supremacy / Leslie Webster
  • Mercian manuscripts? : the "Tiberius" group and its historical context / Michelle P. Brown
  • pt. V: Mercia in retreat. Military institutions and royal power / Gareth Williams
  • Mercia and Wessex in the ninth century / Simon Keynes.
Description
x, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published: London : Leicester University Press, 2001.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-379) and indexes.
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