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Barbarian Migrations and the Roman West, 376 - 568 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) review à 108 ê This is a major survey of the barbarian migrations and their role in the fall of the Roman Empire and the creation of early medieval Europe one of the key events in European history Unlike prThis is a major survey of the barbarian migrations and their role in the fall of the Roman Empire and the creation of early medieval Europe one of the key events in European history Unlike previous studies it integrates historical and archaeological evidence and discusses Britain Ireland mainland Europe and. Less for the narrative history Part II than for the discussions of Romans and Barbarians in an Imperial Part I and a Post Imperial World Part III Superb consideration of the issuesAddendum This book is even better now I use it in detail That narrative part that wasn't such fun to read straight through turns out to be enormously well constructedthought through

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Identity Guy Halsall reveals that the creation and maintenance of kingdoms and empires was impossible without the active involvement of people in the communities of Europe and North Africa He concludes that contrary to most opinions the fall of the Roman Empire produced the barbarian migrations not vice ver. Beautifully written book of great scholarly value and depth The author demonstrates a deep knowledge of the period All most contentious issues of the period are thoroughly debated and well researched Most of his theories are uite compelling although I do not necessarily agree with some of them my position being closer to Heather in than one instance but make no mistakes this book is a must read for all seriously interested in a deep scholarly analysis of this fascinating and crucial historical period

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Barbarian Migrations and the Roman West 376 568 Cambridge Medieval TextbooksNorth Africa demonstrating that the Roman Empire and its neighbours were inextricably linked A narrative account of the turbulent fifth and early sixth centuries is followed by a description of society and politics during the migration period and an analysis of the mechanisms of settlement and the changes of. A major addition to this growing field Knowledge of the transition from the Roman world to the European world from about 400AD to about 800AD aka Late Antiuity Early Medieval has been growing rapidly This knowledge is just now being synthesized and published in books This book is from the perspective of the movements of the non Roman barbarians into what is now western Europe The author emphasizes the fluidity of ethnic identification as well as the relatively low numbers of the invaders while acknowledging the major impact they had on culture society and politicsI would recommend this book plus Framing the Early Middle Ages Europe and the Mediterranean 400 800 by Chris Wickham In combination they give an excellent view of the changes that occurred and the current ideas as to why These are both upper undergraduate early graduate level reading The Fall of the Roman Empire A New History of Rome and the Barbarians is an easier read aimed at the educated public although his perspective is military and cataclysmicIt helps if you have a basic understanding of the history of this time The Civilization of the Middle Ages by Norman Cantor is a good start although he necessarily does not go in depth If you want to read a classic The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon is also a start It's where I started