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

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Overview

The Norsemen in the Viking Age / Edition 1

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
Pages: 396
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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