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Summing Up: Recommended. Lower–level undergraduatesand above; general readers. (Choice, 1July 2014)Praise for Previous Edition:
"This volume is a major achievement of extensive and durablevalue. All students of Anglo–Saxon England, at whatever level, willwish to have it at hand."
English Historical Review
"This is a great addition to the works of reference available tostudents of Anglo–Saxon England at every level: one never opens thebook without learning something."
Notes and Queries
"Lapidge, et al. have compiled a unique storehouse of knowledge,a synthesized compendium of classic and contemporary research froma wide array of interdisciplinary fields within Anglo–Saxon andmedieval studies"
An essential reference work for this period of English history,The Wiley–Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo–Saxon England isnow available in a new edition. It brings together more than 700articles written by 150 top scholars that cover the people, places,activities, and creations of the Anglo–Saxons. It is the onlyreference work to cover the history, archaeology, arts,architecture, literatures, and languages of England from the Romanwithdrawal to the Norman Conquest (c.450–1066 AD).
The new edition has been thoroughly updated to include thelatest scholarship and features 40 brand–new entries and a newappendix detailing English Archbishops and Bishops,c.450–1066. As in the first edition, the Encyclopediaincludes maps, line drawings, photos, a table of EnglishRulers, c.450–1066, and a headword index to facilitatesearching. With an accessible layout and authoritative content,this is indispensable reading, both for specialists in thisinterdisciplinary field, and for students looking for athorough grounding in key topics.