Barbarian Tides–Now in Paperback

Barbarian Tides: The Migration Age and the Later Roman Empire

Walter Goffart

384 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3939-3 | $69.95 | £45.50

Paper 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2105-3 | $26.50 | £17.50

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Barbarian Tides"An important book which should be read attentively by all scholars of the late Roman West and early medieval Europe, and which will also be instructive to those interested in the intellectual history of early-modern and contemporary European historiography."–EHR

Barbarian Tides radically subverts the grand narrative of a "Germanic" migration and reinvents the role of barbarians in the Later Roman Empire. Goffart sets out how the fragmented foreign peoples once living on the edges of the Empire participated with the Romans in the larger stirrings of late antiquity.

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