One hundred and fifty years are covered at a cracking pace and I savoured each and every page.
Light reading it isn't, even for the history buff, but it is worth doing for anyone interested in this very active, very complex period.
He's a master of the primary sources; the only think missing from this book is a good bibliography of secondary, specialized material.
My book was like new as stated. Pages are clean (just as I wanted). My order arrived much sooner than amazon suggested. Near perfect. Read morePublished 1 month ago by ziad esber
This first volume in the "New Oxford History of England" covers the period in British history of most interest to me -- from the conquest to the end of the Norman-Angevin dynasty... Read morePublished on May 22, 2011 by Michael K. Smith
Whilst the service was quick I thought I was buying a new or "as new" book at the very least. The book was about 10 years old and the pages were yellowed as a result. Read morePublished on April 7, 2011 by HRHQB
This is a very well written and very informative survey of Medieval England from late in the reign of William the Conquerer to the early reign of Henry III. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by R. Albin
Robert Bartlett's contribution to the New Oxford History of England series is about a kingdom in transition. Read morePublished on October 16, 2008 by MarkK
This book gave me a great understanding of the English under the rule of Normans and Angevin Kings. I found this to be interesting and not at all dry, as some NF works tend to be.Published on October 5, 2008 by Bird Lady 147
Every now and then you come across a technical or academic book that is clear, concise and just beautifully written. This is such a book. Read morePublished on December 17, 2007 by Carol Small