Anglo-Saxon Britain by Grant Allen

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Published by Society for Promoting Christain Knowledge in London .

Written in English

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  • English language,
  • History

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Statementby Grant Allen
SeriesEarly Britain
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24943876M

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For that purpose not much has been said about the doings of kings and statesmen; but attention has been Author: Grant Allen. Our knowledge of Anglo-Saxon England depends wholly on the precise and detailed study of the texts that have come down to us from pre-Conquest times. The present book contains pioneering studies of some of these sources which have been neglected or misunderstood.

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