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The Vandals.

By: Merrills, Andrew.
Contributor(s): Miles, Richard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Peoples of Europe: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2009Description: 1 online resource (367 p.).ISBN: 9781444318081.Subject(s): Africa, North - History - To 647 | Africa, North -- History -- To 647 | Mediterranean Region - History - 476-1517 | Mediterranean Region -- History -- 476-1517 | Mediterranean Region - History - To 476 | Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476 | Vandals | Vandals -- Africa -- Intellectual life | Vandals - Africa, North - History | Vandals -- Africa, North -- History | VandalsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The VandalsDDC classification: 939.7 | 939.703 LOC classification: D139 .M47 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The Vandals; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 The Vandals in History; 2 From the Danube to Africa; 3 Ruling the Vandal Kingdom AD 435-534; 4 Identity and Ethnicity in the Vandal Kingdom; 5 The Vandal Kingdom and the Wider World, AD 439-534; 6 The Economy of Vandal Africa; 7 Religion and the Vandal Kingdom; 8 Cultural Life Under the Vandals; 9 Justinian and the End of the Vandal Kingdom; Notes; Pre-1800 Sources; Works Post 1800; Index
Summary: The Vandals is the first book available in the English Language dedicated to exploring the sudden rise and dramatic fall of this complex North African Kingdom. This complete history provides a full account of the Vandals and re-evaluates key aspects of the society including:Political and economic structures  such as the complex foreign policy which combined diplomatic alliances and marriages with brutal raidingThe extraordinary cultural development of secular learning, and the religious struggles that threatened to tear the state apartThe natur
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The Vandals; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 The Vandals in History; 2 From the Danube to Africa; 3 Ruling the Vandal Kingdom AD 435-534; 4 Identity and Ethnicity in the Vandal Kingdom; 5 The Vandal Kingdom and the Wider World, AD 439-534; 6 The Economy of Vandal Africa; 7 Religion and the Vandal Kingdom; 8 Cultural Life Under the Vandals; 9 Justinian and the End of the Vandal Kingdom; Notes; Pre-1800 Sources; Works Post 1800; Index

The Vandals is the first book available in the English Language dedicated to exploring the sudden rise and dramatic fall of this complex North African Kingdom. This complete history provides a full account of the Vandals and re-evaluates key aspects of the society including:Political and economic structures  such as the complex foreign policy which combined diplomatic alliances and marriages with brutal raidingThe extraordinary cultural development of secular learning, and the religious struggles that threatened to tear the state apartThe natur

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<p> Andy Merrills is a Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester. He is author of History and Geography in Late Antiquity (2005) and editor of Vandals, Romans and Berbers: New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa (2004).</p> <p> Richard Miles teaches ancient history at the University of Sydney. As well as having directed archaeological excavations in Carthage, he has written widely on ancient North Africa including Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Mediterranean Superpower (2010).</p>

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