The Angevin Empire

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2001 - History - 148 pages
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At its greatest extent, the Angevin Empire stretched from the Scottish border to the Pyrenees. For fifty years it was the dominant political entity and "English" and "French" history were inextricably woven together. This study looks at how these disparate territories came together, how they were ruled, and whether they truly constituted an empire. The new edition of this groundbreaking work has been thoroughly revised and features two new chapters.

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User Review  - Tina - Goodreads

I'm not sure why historians think that history has to be written in such a boring manner. Or, maybe the Angevins were simply not very interesting. Either way, this book was focused more on France than ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dean Irwin - Goodreads

A very good introduction to the Angevin Empire which unlike many histories of this period of Angevin control takes the reader back to the beginning of the story and covers (briefly) the events of the ... Read full review

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John Gillingham taught history at the London School of Economics, University of London

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