Alfred’s Wars: Sources and Interpretations of Anglo-Saxon Warfare in the Viking Age
The warfare of the late Anglo-Saxon period had momentous consequences for the development of the English state following Alfred the Great’s reign. This book provides a comprehensive guide, with extracts in translation from the principal sources for our knowledge, accompanied by the most important interpretations by scholars through the ages. Divided into separate sections, each with its own, new introduction, it looks at every aspect of the topic, from land and sea forces to logistics and campaigning, from fortifications and the battlefield to the final peacemaking.
- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Boydell Press (October 21, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 184383569X