Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2001

336 Pages | 22 maps and 10 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198731399

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The Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries


Edited by Barbara Harvey

Short Oxford History of the British Isles

  • Integrated treatment of the history of the British Isles makes this a unique offering to medieval historical literature.
  • Comparative approach brings out the similarities and contrasts between the experience of the several parts of the British Isles.
  • Authoritative contributor team includes David Bates, Richard Britnell, Robin Frame, Brian Golding, Henrietta Leyser, and Henry Summerson.
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the period, and provides a chronological table to which both students and teachers can refer.
  • Features extensive maps and illustrations plus a glossary of medieval terms for those new to the period.