Apartheid and Economics in Anglo-Saxon England

  title={Apartheid and Economics in Anglo-Saxon England},
  author={A. E. Mortimer Woolf and Nicholas John Higham},
WHEN considering and discussing the fate of the Britons within AngloSaxon England, we invariably seem to find ourselves forced to choose between two hypotheses. The first of these, and perhaps currently the less fashionable, is that a ‘mass migration’ of Germanic peoples committed genocide against the inhabitants of the Insular territories they conquered, creating a situation in which all subsequent generations of Anglo-Saxons were descended entirely, or almost entirely, from fifth-century… 
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