Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England (Classics)

Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England (Classics)

by Michael Wood (Author)

Synopsis

In 1086 the Domesday Book, perhaps the most remarkable historical document in existence, was compiled. This tremendous survey of England and its people was made at the behest of the Norman, William the Conqueror. Michael Wood's "Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England" is a study of the ancient manuscript and an attempt to analyse the world that the Domesday Book portrayed. He uses the Domesday record to examine Norman society, and also to penetrate beyond it to the Anglo-Saxon, Roman and Iron Age cultures that preceded it. Michael Wood is also author of "In Search of the Dark Ages" and "In Search of the Trojan War".

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Edition: New edition
Publisher: BBC Books
Published: 02 Aug 1990

ISBN 10: 0563360208
ISBN 13: 9780563360209