The Inheritance of Rome: A History of Europe from 400 to 1000 :: Chris Wickham soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Allen Lane, 2009, Hardback in dust wrapper.
3rd impression, first edition the same year. Number 2 in the series. Includes: Colour photographs; Maps;
From the cover: The idea that with the decline of the Roman Empire Europe entered into a long dark age has long been viewed as inadequate by many historians. How could a world still so profoundly shaped by Rome and which- encompassed such remarkable societies as the Byzantine, Carolingian arid Ottonian empires, be anything other than central to the development of European history? How could a world of so many peoples, whether expanding, moving or stable, of Go…
In the Penguin History of Europe series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. One line of text to the rear blank verso. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xi) 650 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my History Europe catalogue?