The Frozen Echo : Greenland and the Exploration of North America, CA. A.D. 1000-1500

The Frozen Echo : Greenland and the Exploration of North America, CA. A.D. 1000-1500

by Kirsten Seaver
     
 


Using new archaeological, scientific, and documentary information this book confronts head-on many of the unanswered questions about early exploration and colonization along the shores of the Davis Strait.See more details below

Overview


Using new archaeological, scientific, and documentary information this book confronts head-on many of the unanswered questions about early exploration and colonization along the shores of the Davis Strait.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804731614
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
428
Sales rank:
511,064
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Introduction1
1Greenland and Vinland: North Atlantic Exploration Five Hundred Years Before the Cabot Voyages14
2Social and Economic Conditions in Norse Greenland Before 135044
3Church and Trade in Norse Greenland Before 135061
4Ivar Bardarson's Greenland91
5The Western Settlement Comes to an End113
6Rumors of Trouble in the Eastern Settlement139
7England and the Norwegian Colonies, 1400-1450159
8Sailing out of the Middle Ages, 1450-1500192
9Greenland, 1450-1500225
10The Age of Discovery254
Appendix A315
Appendix B323
Appendix C329
Notes331
Works Cited377
Index393

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