William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact Upon England

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University of California Press, 1964 - History - 476 pages
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In William the Conqueror, Professor Douglas analyzes the causes and the true character of the Norman impact upon England in the eleventh century. The work is both a study of Anglo-Norman history and a biography of a man whose personal career was spectacular, and as reviewers have remarked, it is distinguished by a wealth of scholarship linked to a lucid and agreeable style.
 

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User Review  - k8_not_kate - LibraryThing

Douglas' work on the Conqueror is superb, but be warned that this is not a modern, popular biography--it covers the facts of William's life and his invasion of England only. Douglas does not go into ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

A very well researched book, which not only focuses on the life of its subject, but also examines the military, administrative and ecclesiastical changes in Normandy and England under his rule. It ... Read full review

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