Politics and History in the Tenth Century Paperback

The Work and World of Richer of Reims

by Jason Glenn;

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Politics and History in the Tenth Century

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This book stands at the intersection of recent work in historiography and the study of political culture in the early Middle Ages. It takes the autograph manuscript of a tenth-century monk, Richer, as a point of entry into the author's world, and asks how he and his contemporaries in the religious and intellectual community of Reims engaged in Frankish politics. By shifting focus from the events and actors that typically occupy centre stage in political theatre to the writing of history and its authors, it offers a sustained reflection on the relationship between politics and history. As a case study it aims, ultimately, to articulate possibilities for the study of early medieval politics and, at the same time, to provide a model for a type of historical inquiry in which the development of questions and the exploration of possibilities stand more prominent than the conclusions drawn from them.

Politics and History in the Tenth Century by Jason Glenn was published by Cambridge University Press in July 2007. The ISBN for Politics and History in the Tenth Century is 9780521038126.

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Details for Politics and History in the Tenth Century

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (July 2007)
Number of Pages356
Thickness20 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1192174
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