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Historical Writing in England
550 - 1307 and 1307 to the Early Sixteenth Century




ISBN 9780415152372
Published April 20, 1998 by Routledge
1332 Pages

 
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Using a variety of sources including chronicles, annals, secular and sacred biographies and monographs on local histories Historical Writing in England by Antonia Gransden offers a comprehensive critical survey of historical writing in England from the mid-sixth century to the early sixteenth century. Based on the study of the sources themselves, these volumes also offer a critical assessment of secondary sources and historiographical development.

Reviews

'Invaluable for the student of the period.' - Clio

'Gransden has added a major book to the historiography of the English middle ages, and a fascinating book at that.' - A.Z. Freeman

'A very useful volume that will serve as a basic work of reference for many years to come.' - American Historical Review

'These two volumes are, by any reckoning a most remarkable achievement, and one for which scholars for very many years continue to be indebted.' - The Antiquaries Journal