Barbarian Europe by Philip Dixon

Barbarian Europe by Philip Dixon hits the £1 shelf in my shop.

Elsevier Phaidon, 1976, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains a glossary of terms. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Chronological Tables; Colour Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Maps; Plans;

From the cover: This book begins with a description of the closing years of the Roman Empire in the west and describes the course of the 5th-century barbarian migrations which dislocated Roman government and culture, principally in France, Spain, Britain and northern Italy. Using archaeological evidence to supplement written sources, the author traces the growth of the kingdoms of the Goths, Franks and Saxons, culminating in the age of Charlemagne, and shows how this early renaissance in Europe was broken down by the fresh barbarian movements of the Vikings. Four visual stories treat the legend of Arthur and the Britons, settlements and house building, the victory of the church, and the royal palaces.

In the Making of the Past series.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Very light spotting to start and finish. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Brown boards with White titling to the Spine.
151 pages. Index. 11¼” x 8½”.

This book will be listed, sooner or later, for £6.50 on my delightful website… (added to my History Europe category.) but get 50% off buying from my blog… below…

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