Anglo-Saxon Immigration and Ethnogenesis

  title={Anglo-Saxon Immigration and Ethnogenesis},
  author={Heinrich H{\"a}rke},
  journal={Medieval Archaeology},
  pages={1 - 28}
  • H. Härke
  • Published 1 November 2011
  • Sociology
  • Medieval Archaeology
Abstract It is now widely accepted that the Anglo-Saxons were not just transplanted Germanic invaders and settlers from the Continent, but the outcome of insular interactions and changes. But we are still lacking explicit models that suggest how this ethnogenetic process might have worked in concrete terms. This article is an attempt to present such a model from an archaeological perspective, but with an interdisciplinary approach. The focus is on the role of the native British population and… 

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