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Author Cleaver, Laura, author
Title Illuminated history books in the Anglo-Norman world, 1066-1272 / Laura Cleaver
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  ND3128 C623 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001313402
Edition First edition
Descript xx, 222 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-216) and indexes
Introduction -- 1. Making histories in Normandy, 1066-1204 -- 2. Text and image: shaping history in England, 1066-1272 -- 3. Documents, documentation, and the making of history books -- 4. Charting history -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Relph Diceto, De diversis auctoribus quo tempore scripserint
Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World' examines surviving medieval manuscripts from 1066 to 1272 and the people and processes involved in their creation. It addresses the reception and circulation of histories, and the different ways in which imagery and text could be used to create nuanced accounts of the past
Subject Illumination of books and manuscripts, English
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- England
Historiography -- England -- History -- To 1500
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