In Search of Vikings: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

In Search of Vikings

Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England, 1st Edition

Edited by Stephen E. Harding, David Griffiths, Elizabeth Royles

CRC Press

204 pages

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The Viking Age lasted a little over three centuries, but has left a lasting legacy across Europe. These dynamic warrior-traders from Scandinavia, who fought and interacted with peoples as far apart as North America, Russia, and Central Asia, are some of the most recognizable historical figures in the western world. In the modern imagination they re

Table of Contents

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Scandinavian Heritage of North-West England. A Brief History and Archaeology of Viking Activity in North-West England. Speaking Like a Viking: Language and Cultural Interaction in the Irish Sea Region. Viking Age Women. Battle of Brunanburh in 937: Battlefield Despatches. Viking Age Rural Settlement in Lowland North-West England: Identifying the Invisible? Viking-Age Site at Workington, Cumbria: Interim Statement. Were There Vikings in Carlisle? Viking Age Silver in North-West England: Hoards and Single Finds. What Can Genetics Tell Us about Vikings in the Wirral and West Lancashire? Figuring It Out: Further Work on Neston Cross Fragments, Cheshire.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI027000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology