Europe's Barbarians AD 200-600

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 6/25/2009
  • Publisher: Routledge
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The Germanic Invasions of the fifth century brought about the collapse of the Roman Empire. This book will change the way we think about those Dark Ages, looking at the Barbarians themselves rather than just their impact on the Roman empire. Has an unpretentious and engaging reading style and a thoroughly useful "Aftermath" chapter to conclude and wrap-up Contains information on the Celts, Slavs and Asiatics, as well as the more commonly written about Germanic barbarians The first up-to-date book in years

Author Biography

Edward James trained as both an archaeologist and historian and is currently Professor of Medieval History at University College Dublin. His single-authored books include The Origins of France (1982), The Franks (1988), and Britain in the First Millennium (2001), and he has also co-edited two award-winning books on science fiction, Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century (1994) and The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (2003).

Table of Contents

Barbarians and Barbarism
The Sources
The Book
Classical Ethnography
The Empire and the Barbarians to 250
The Third-Century Crisis
The Barbarians in the Later Fourth Century
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