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Title:
The Byzantine Empire 1025-1204 : a political history.
Author:
Angold, Michael.
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9780582294684
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London ; New York : Longman, 1997.
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xii, 374 p.: maps.
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Includes index.
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A political history of the Byzantine Empire, emphasizing the connection between politics and social, economic, and cultural development. This second edition is reset in larger type, and incorporates reviews of scholarship of the past 10 years, new section introductions, discussion of primary sources for the period, and expanded treatment of Byzantium from Western perspectives, plus an updated bibliography emphasizing sources in English. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Table of Contents

Introduction: A Note on the Sources
1 Recent Work (1025-1119)
2 Basil II and his legacy
3 Byzantium's place in the World, 1025-1071
4 Byzantium 1041-1071: the search for a new political order
5 Economy and society in eleventh-century Byzantium
6 Intellectual currents in eleventh-century Byzantium
7 The rise of the house of Comnenus
8 Alexius I Comnenus and the restoration of the Empire
9 Alexius I Comnenus and the west
Part II
10 Recent Work (1118-1204)
11 John II Comnenus
12 The foreign policy of Manuel I Comnenus
13 Manuel Comnenus and the Latins
14 The government of Manuel I Comnenus (1143-1180): court, church and politics
15 Capital and provinces
16 Byzantium 1180-1203: the failure of the Comnenian system
17 The fall of Constantinople and the fourth crusade
References
Bibliography
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Index