The Early Germans

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Wiley, Feb 12, 1996 - History - 285 pages
This illustrated history of the early Germanic peoples has been updated to take account of new archaeological evidence and advances in interpretation.

  • Updated edition of this illustrated treatment of the early Germanic peoples.

  • Provides an overview of current knowledge of the early Germans.
  • Presents their social structure, settlements, trade, customs, religion and craftsmanship.
  • Incorporates new archaeological evidence and review recent historical interpretation.
  • Offers new insights into developments in central and eastern Europe.
  • Ten new illustrations have been added featuring significant new discoveries.

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odd's book has become the standard introduction to the history and archaeology of the early Germanic peoples in English. In a remarkably clear and concise work, Todd manages a comprehensive overview ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

Malcolm Todd is an Emeritus Professor of Archaeology and former Principal of Trevelyan College in the University of Durham. He is the author, among others, of The Northern Barbarians (second edition, Blackwell, 1987) and Roman Britain (Third Edition, Blackwell, 1999), editor of A Companion to Roman Britain (Blackwell, 2003) and a contributor to The Cambridge Ancient History and Der Neue Pauly.

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