Before France and Germany
The Creation and Transformation of the Merovingian World
ISBN13: 9780195044584ISBN10: 0195044584 Paperback, 272 pages
Feb 1988, In Stock
Retail Price to Students:$49.95 (04)
272 pages; 3 maps; 5-5/16 x 8; ISBN13: 978-0-19-504458-4ISBN10: 0-19-504458-4
This innovative study rejects traditional conceptions of European history to present the Merovingian period as an integral part of Late Antiquity. Mapping the complex interactions of a volatile era, Geary traces the Romanization of the barbarians and the barbarization of the Romans, which ultimately made these populations indistinguishable.