West Over Sea: Studies in Scandinavian Sea-borne Expansion and Settlement Before 1300 (BOK)

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This volume is a collection of 30 papers on the broad subject of the Scandinavian expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic, with a particular emphasis on settlement. The volume has been prepared in tribute to the work of Barbara E. Crawford on this subject, and to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the publication of her seminal book, Scandinavian Scotland. Reflecting Dr Crawford's interests, the papers cover a range of disciplines, and are arranged into four main sections: History and Cultural Contacts; The Church and the Cult of Saints; Archaeology, Material Culture and Settlement; Place-Names and Language. The combination provides a variety of new perspectives both on the Viking expansion and on Scandinavia's continued contacts across the North Sea in the post-Viking period. Contributors include: Lesley Abrams, Haki Antonsson, Beverley Ballin Smith, James Barrett, Paul Bibire, Nicholas Brooks, Dauvit Broun, Margaret Cormac, Neil Curtis, Clare Downham, Gillian Fellows-Jensen, Ian Fisher, Katherine Forsyth, Peder Gammeltoft, Sarah Jane Gibbon, Mark Hall, Hans Emil Liden, Christopher Lowe, Joanne McKenzie, Christopher Morris, Elizabeth Okasha, Elizabeth Ridel, Liv Schei, Jon Vioar Sigurosson, Brian Smith, Steffen Stumann Hansen, Frans Arne Stylegard, Simon Taylor, William Thomson, Gareth Williams, Doreen Waugh and Alex Woolf.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2007 Forlag
ISBN 9789004158931 Antall sider 648
Dimensjoner 17cm x 24,6cm x 4,1cm Vekt 1315 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Beverly Ballin Smith, Gareth Williams, Simon Taylor
Emner og form European history, Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500, Geographical discovery & exploration, National liberation & independence, post-colonialism, Colonialism & imperialism