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Author Marafioti, Nicole, 1978-, author
Title The king's body : burial and succession in late Anglo-Saxon England / Nicole Marafioti
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  DA152 .M345 2014    AVAILABLE    30610020455176
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
Descript xviii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Toronto Anglo-Saxon series
Toronto Anglo-Saxon series
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-286) and index
The Politics of Royal Burial in Late Anglo-Saxon England -- 1. Royal Tombs and Political Performance: New Minster and Westminster -- 2. Tenth-century Royal Mausolea and the Power of Place -- 3. Funeral, Coronation, and Continuity: Political Corpses in the Eleventh Century -- 4. Royal Body as Executed Body: Physical Propaganda in the Reigns of Harold Harefoot and Harthacnut -- 5. Body and Memory: The Missing Corpse of King Edward the Martyr -- 6. Bodies of Conquest: Kings, Saints, and Conquerors in the Reign of Cnut -- 7. Conclusions: William of Normandy and the Landscape of Anglo-Saxon Royal Burial
Subject Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers -- Death and burial -- Political aspects
Anglo-Saxons -- Politics and government
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 449-1066
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066
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