Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

Series Editors:

Vikings are a perennially popular topic across a broad audience spectrum, from the general public to academics at all levels but there are comparatively few dedicated book series for the publication of the steady flow of Viking-related archaeological texts. Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World showcases the latest outputs of the profession's brightest scholars, including established names but particularly acting as an outlet for the new generation of early career researchers.

The archaeological investigations of the Viking world within the series have a direct focus on the Scandinavians but also on the zones of cultural interaction that characterised their broad diaspora. The editors have particular interests in the eastern Viking Age, from European Russia to the Asian Steppe, the Arab world and beyond to the Silk Road and the Far East. This region is significantly under-represented in new English-language publications, books on this theme will become a hallmark of the series alongside western studies.

  • Monarchs and Hydrarchs: The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750–940) book cover

    Monarchs and Hydrarchs

    The Conceptual Development of Viking Activity across the Frankish Realm (c. 750–940), 1st Edition

    By Christian Cooijmans

    As the politico-economic exploits of vikings in and around the Frankish realm remain, to a considerable extent, obscured by the constraints of a fragmentary and biased corpus of (near)contemporary evidence, this volume approaches the available interdisciplinary data on a cumulative and conceptual…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
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    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World

  • Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers: The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050 book cover

    Viking Silver, Hoards and Containers

    The Archaeological and Historical Context of Viking-Age Silver Coin Deposits in the Baltic c. 800–1050, 1st Edition

    By Jacek Gruszczyński

    It is widely accepted that the Viking Age (c. 800–1050) stimulated the development of long-distance, regional and local trade and exchange networks. The clearest archaeological evidence for these contacts is mainly in the form of silver artefacts predominantly found in hoards in Northern and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
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    Routledge Archaeologies of the Viking World