Contents include: The Origins of England; Physical Geography; Human Geography; English Society; Government and Politics; The Church; Language and Literature; Personal Names; Effects of the Norman Conquest. All of the kings from Alfred to Eadgar II are dealt with separately and there is a chronicle of events for each of their reigns. There are also maps, royal family trees and extensive appendices.
This book has been prepared with the aim of providing school teachers, undergraduates and general readers with both an overview of the period and a wealth of background information. Facts and figures are presented in an easy to find way that make this a useful reference handbook.
- Softcover: 206 pages
- Language: English
- Illustrations: Line drawings
- ISBN-13: 9781898281214
- Product Dimensions: 24.8 x 17.0 x 1.3 cm