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By Pauline Stafford

Drawing on 28 unique essays, A spouse to the Early heart a long time takes an inclusive method of the historical past of england and eire from c.500 to c.1100 to beat synthetic differences of recent nationwide obstacles.

  •  A collaborative historical past from major students, masking the major debates and concerns
  • Surveys the construction blocks of political society, and considers even if there have been basic modifications throughout Britain and eire
  • Considers strength elements for swap, together with the economic system, Christianisation, and the Vikings

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19 It should, however, be noted that he is also the most powerful and influential exponent of the view of English exceptionalism, and of an exceptionalism expressed particularly in the nature and precocious development of the English state, an exceptionalism defined precisely in the terms established by this long-standing historiography. The late and much-lamented Rees Davies was shrewdly aware of how far England, and English historiography, needed to become the basis for questions rather than assumptions.

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