New PDF release: A Companion to the Early Middle Ages Britain and Ireland

By Pauline Stafford

ISBN-10: 140510628X

ISBN-13: 9781405106283

Drawing on 28 unique essays, A spouse to the Early center a while takes an inclusive method of the heritage of england and eire from c.500 to c.1100 to beat synthetic differences of contemporary nationwide limitations.

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Saints, Scholars, and Politicians: Gender as a Tool in Medieval Studies. Festschrift in Honour of Anneke Mulder-Bakker on the Occasion of her Sixty-fifth Birthday, Medieval Church Studies, 15 (Turnhout, 2005), pp. 153–71. , “Women and the Norman Conquest,” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th series, 4 (1994), 221–49. Thomas, H. 1220 (Oxford, 2003). , Problems in Doing Comparative History, Reuter Lecture 2004 (Southampton, 2005). , From Pictland to Alba 789 to 1070 (Edinburgh, 2007).

Those origins were thus firmly located in the period of the arrival of “the English” in Britain (an arrival which must thus perforce have replaced indigenous, native elements) and in a period characterized by the use of the vernacular Old English tongue as opposed to pan-European Latin, not least in the church. ” Origins are potent. They play a crucial role in defining and legitimating groups or individuals, a heightened function of the more general use of the past. Origins are where “we” came from, what “we” first were, offering particularly convincing answers to deeper questions about who “we” are and what we should be.

Pp. 6–7. Hammond, “Ethnicity and the writing of medieval Scottish history,” 26. ” Cf. the comments of Etchingham, “Early medieval Irish history,” pp. 141–3. Cf. Davies, “Looking backwards,” 205. ), Progress in Medieval Irish Studies, p. 163. See Hen and Innes, Uses of the Past, introduction and essays, for careful utilization of these techniques. Bhreathnach, “Medieval Irish history,” 263–4. , p. 264. ), Topographies of Power, and Nelson, Politics and Ritual; see also Innes, State and Society; McKitterick, History and Memory.

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