A Companion to the Early Middle Ages Britain and Ireland by Pauline Stafford

By Pauline Stafford

Drawing on 28 unique essays, A significant other to the Early center a long time takes an inclusive method of the historical past of england and eire from c.500 to c.1100 to beat man made differences of contemporary nationwide limitations.

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It is to these sources that we now turn. Notes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Wickham, Problems in Doing Comparative History. Donovan et al. ), Writing National Histories. ” Pryce, “Modern nationality and the medieval past,” pp. 15–19. Bhreathnach, “Medieval Irish history,” p. 261; Etchingham, “Early medieval Irish history,” p. 124; Johnston, “Early Irish history,” p. 342; Ó Corráin in MacNeill, Celtic Ireland (1981). Binchy, “Irish history and Irish law: II,” p.

Rethinking power has been a major contribution of postmodernist, but also of later Marxist work, as witness the central Gramscian notion of hegemony. Power and authority do not lie simply in physical force or economic control – important as both are. Their sources are much more diverse and include ideas and beliefs; their exercise is much more allencompassing and not always consciously planned. The most effective power is often one whose messages are absorbed and internalized, and the authority with which those messages come is critical to that process.

153–71. , “Women and the Norman Conquest,” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th series, 4 (1994), 221–49. Thomas, H. 1220 (Oxford, 2003). , Problems in Doing Comparative History, Reuter Lecture 2004 (Southampton, 2005). , From Pictland to Alba 789 to 1070 (Edinburgh, 2007). , “Celtic and Anglo-Saxon kingship: some further thoughts,” in P. E. Szarmach and V. D. ), Sources of Anglo-Saxon Culture. Papers from the Symposium on the Sources of Anglo-Saxon Culture held in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, May 5–8, 1983; Studies in Medieval Culture, 20 (Kalamazoo, MI, 1986), pp.

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