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Author Green, Judith.
Title Forging the Kingdom.
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017.

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Author Green, Judith.
Subject Power (Social sciences) -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Social change -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Architecture and state -- England -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- To 1485.
England -- Social conditions -- To 1066.
England -- Social conditions -- 1066-1485.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- History.
London (England) -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154.
Description 1 online resource (322 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Contexts -- Kings -- Lay lords : an age of aristocracy -- Archbishops, bishops and abbots -- Individuals, communities and networks -- Power and place -- London : the making of a capital city -- A patchwork kingdom.
Summary "Between the imperial coronation of Edgar in 973 and the death of Henry II in 1189, English society was transformed. This lively and wide-ranging study explores social and political change in England across this period, and examines the reasons for such developments, as well as the many continuities. By putting the events of 1066 firmly in the middle of her account, Judith Green casts new light on the significance of the Norman Conquest. She analyses the changing ways that kings, lords and churchmen exercised power, especially through the building of massive stone cathedrals and numerous castles, and highlights the importance of London as the capital city. The book also explores themes such as changes in warfare, the decline of slavery and the integration of the North and South West, as well as concepts such as state, nationalism and patriarchy"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781139018074
1139018078
9780521193597
0521193591
9780521158299
052115829X
OCLC # 990505490
Additional Format Print version: Green, Judith. Forging the Kingdom. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017 9780521193597.


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