Britain and Ireland, 900–1300: Insular Responses to Medieval by Brendan Smith

By Brendan Smith

there's a turning out to be curiosity within the background of family among the English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish because the uk and eire start to build new political preparations and to develop into extra totally built-in into Europe. This publication brings jointly contemporary paintings on how those family constructed among 900 and 1300, a interval the most important for the formation of nationwide identities. The conquest of britain via the Normans and the next development in English strength required the population of england and eire to think again their dealings with one another. outdated ties have been damaged and new ones shaped. monetary switch, the impact of chivalry, the transmission of literary motifs, and questions of aristocratic id are one of the subject matters tackled right here via prime students from Britain, eire and North the United States. Little has been released hitherto in this topic, and the publication marks an incredible contribution to a subject matter of lasting interest.

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