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Money and power in Anglo-Saxon England : the southern English kingdoms, 757-865

Author: Rory Naismith
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge books online.; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, no. 80.
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This innovative book integrates historical and numismatic research to explore who made early medieval coinage, who used it and why.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011026076
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rory Naismith
ISBN: 1107006627 9781107006621 9781139220835 1139220837 9780511902642 0511902646
OCLC Number: 794307425
Awards: Winner of International Society of Anglo-Saxonists Publication Prize For Best Edition/Translation 2013.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought MONEY AND POWER IN ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought Fourth Series; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; FIGURES; MAPS; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; COINAGE IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND AND ITS NEIGHBOURS 757-865; THE HISTORICAL SETTING: WESSEX, MERCIA AND THE VIKINGS; Chapter 2 MONEY IN ITS POLITICAL CONTEXT; KINGS, STATES AND POWER IN ENGLAND AND ITS NEIGHBOURS; ROYAL RESOURCES; Land and warriors; Towns and trade; Conclusion; COINAGE AS A ROYAL RESOURCE: THE ROMAN LEGACY.
Series Title: Cambridge books online.; Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series, no. 80.
Responsibility: Rory Naismith.

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