The Norsemen in the Viking Age / Edition 1

The Norsemen in the Viking Age / Edition 1

by Eric Christiansen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405149647

ISBN-13: 9781405149648

Pub. Date: 07/31/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.

  • Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
  • Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these peoples.
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    Overview

    This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.

  • Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
  • Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these peoples.
  • Illustrated by reference to runic, poetic and archaeological evidence.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405149648
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    07/31/2006
    Series:
    Peoples of Europe Series
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    396
    Sales rank:
    445,099
    Product dimensions:
    6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.12(d)

    Table of Contents

    List of Maps.

    Introduction:.

    Vikings.

    Their Age.

    The Aim.

    1. Individuals.

    2. Families.

    3. Communities.

    4. Districts and Territories.

    5. Peoples.

    6. Politics.

    7. War.

    8. Work.

    9. Migration.

    10 Past.

    11. Present.

    12. Future.

    Appendices:.

    A: Modern Research.

    B: Dynastic Identities.

    C: Dates.

    References.

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