The Goths

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Wiley, Jun 8, 1998 - History - 378 pages
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The volume is divided into three parts, corresponding to the three main phases in Gothic history: their early history down to the fourth century, the revolution in Gothic society set in motion by the arrival of the Huns, and the history of the Gothic successor states to the western Roman Empire. At its heart lies a new vision of Gothic identity, and of the social caste by whom it was defined and transmitted.

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Well, interesting. Informative. If you're looking for a narrative history of the Goths, this isn't it - but that's not what it is trying to be. Problem is, I'm not sure quite *what* this is trying to ... Read full review

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Peter Heather was born in Northern Ireland and educated at Maidstone Grammar School and New College, Oxford. He briefly joined HM Treasury before being awarded the Murray Fellowship in History at Worcester College, Oxford. His previous books include Goths and Romans, 332-489 (1991) and The Goths in the Fourth Century (1991).

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