Viking Age England

Viking Age England

by Julian D. Richards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0752428888

ISBN-13: 9780752428888

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Tempus Publishing, Limited

From shortly before AD 800 until the Norman Conquest, England was subject to raids from seafaring peoples from Scandinavia—the Vikings. However, they were not only raiders but also traders and settlers. Using the latest archaeological evidence, the author reassesses the Viking contribution to Late Anglo-Saxon England and examines the creation of the new mixed

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Overview

From shortly before AD 800 until the Norman Conquest, England was subject to raids from seafaring peoples from Scandinavia—the Vikings. However, they were not only raiders but also traders and settlers. Using the latest archaeological evidence, the author reassesses the Viking contribution to Late Anglo-Saxon England and examines the creation of the new mixed Anglo-Scandinavian identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752428888
Publisher:
Tempus Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
1,439,529
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements6
1The Viking Age8
2Viking raids26
3Viking colonisation49
4The growth of towns78
5The built environment109
6Feeding the people126
7Craft and industry139
8Trade and exchange162
9Churches and monasteries178
10Death and burial189
11Monuments in stone213
Further reading228
Index245

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