Charlemagne: Father of a Continent

Author:   Alessandro Barbero ,  Allan Cameron
Publisher:   University of California Press
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9780520297210


Pages:   440
Publication Date:   23 March 2018
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Alessandro Barbero ,  Allan Cameron
Publisher:   University of California Press
Imprint:   University of California Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.590kg
ISBN:  

9780520297210


ISBN 10:   0520297210
Pages:   440
Publication Date:   23 March 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Paderborn, Summer of 799 1. The Frankish Tradition 2. The War against the Lombards 3. Wars against the Pagans 4. The Rebirth of Empire 5. Charlemagne and Europe 6. The Man and His Family 7. Government of the Empire: The Institutions 8. Government of the Empire: The Resources 9. Government of the Empire: The Justice System 10. An Intellectual Project 11. The Frankish Military Machine 12. A New Economy 13. Patronage and Servitude 14. Old Age and Death Notes Bibliography Index

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This book has been vividly and compellingly translated by Allan Cameron, and is an enjoyable and informative read. * Reading Religion *


This book has been vividly and compellingly translated by Allan Cameron, and is an enjoyable and informative read. --Reading Religion (07/04/2018)


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Alessandro Barbero is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy. In addition to writing about medieval society and culture, he is the author of the historical novel Bella vita e guerre altrui di Mr. Pyle, gentiluomo, which won the Strega Prize in 1996. Over a period of twelve years, Allan Cameron has translated some twenty books on history, philosophy, and other academic disciplines, including works by leading Italian philosopher Norberto Bobbio and President of the European Commission Romano Prodi.

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