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The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe, Hyun Jin Kim

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The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe
Title
The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe
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Hyun Jin Kim
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Huns have often been treated as primitive barbarians with no advanced political organisation. Their place of origin was the so-called 'backward steppe'. It has been argued that whatever political organisation they achieved they owed to the 'civilizing influence' of the Germanic peoples they encountered as they moved west. This book argues that the steppes of Inner Asia were far from 'backward' and that the image of the primitive Huns is vastly misleading. They already possessed a highly sophisticated political culture while still in Inner Asia and, far from being passive recipients of advanced culture from the West, they passed on important elements of Central Eurasian culture to early medieval Europe, which they helped create"--
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1982-
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Kim, Hyun Jin
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D141
LC item number
.K59 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Huns
  • Huns
  • Asia, Central
  • Rome
  • Europe
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General
  • Civilization
  • Civilization
  • Huns
  • Asia, Central
  • Europe
  • Rome (Empire)
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The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe, Hyun Jin Kim
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-332) and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Rome's inner Asian enemies before the Huns -- 3. The Huns in Central Asia -- 4. The Huns in Europe -- 5. The end of the Hunnic Empire in the West -- 6. The later Huns and the birth of Europe -- Conclusion
Control code
815873345
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 338 p.
Isbn
9781107009066
Lccn
2012040702
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)815873345
Label
The Huns, Rome and the birth of Europe, Hyun Jin Kim
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-332) and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Rome's inner Asian enemies before the Huns -- 3. The Huns in Central Asia -- 4. The Huns in Europe -- 5. The end of the Hunnic Empire in the West -- 6. The later Huns and the birth of Europe -- Conclusion
Control code
815873345
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 338 p.
Isbn
9781107009066
Lccn
2012040702
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)815873345

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