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The Mastermyr Find

Author : Greta Arwidsson
ISBN : 0965075516
Genre : Social Science
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Everyday Products In The Middle Ages

Author : Gitte Hansen
ISBN : 9781782978084
Genre : History
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The medieval marketplace is a familiar setting in popular and academic accounts of the Middle Ages, but we actually know very little about the people involved in the transactions that took place there, how their lives were influenced by those transactions, or about the complex networks of individuals whose actions allowed raw materials to be extracted, hewn into objects, stored and ultimately shipped for market. Twenty diverse case studies combine leading edge techniques and novel theoretical approaches to illuminate the identities and lives of these much overlooked ordinary people, painting of a number of detailed portraits to explore the worlds of actors involved in the lives of everyday products - objects of bone, leather, stone, ceramics, and base metal - and their production and use in medieval northern Europe. In so doing, this book seeks to draw attention away from the emergent trend to return to systems and global models, and restore to centre stage what should be the archaeologists most important concern: the people of the past.

The Middle Ages Unlocked

Author : Gillian Polack & Katrin Kania
ISBN : 9781445645896
Genre : History
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To our modern minds, the Middle Ages seem to mix the well-known and familiar with wildly alien concepts and circumstances. The Middle Ages Unlocked provides an invaluable introduction to this complex and dynamic period in England. Exploring a wide range of topics from law, religion and education to landscape, art and magic, between the eleventh and early fourteenth centuries, the structures, institutions and circumstances that formed the basis for daily life and society are revealed. Drawing on their expertise in history and archaeology, Dr Gillian Polack and Dr Katrin Kania look at the tangible aspects of daily life - ranging from the raw materials used for crafts, clothing and jewellery to housing and food - in order to bring the Middle Ages to life. The Middle Ages Unlocked dispels modern assumptions about this period to uncover the complex tapestry of medieval England and the people who lived there.

The Viking World

Author : Stefan Brink
ISBN : 9781134318261
Genre : History
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Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today’s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics, Stefan Brink and Neil Price have constructed the first single work to gather innovative research from a spectrum of disciplines (including archaeology, history, philology, comparative religion, numismatics and cultural geography) to create the most comprehensive Viking Age book of its kind ever attempted. Consisting of longer articles providing overviews of important themes, supported by shorter papers focusing on material of particular interest, this comprehensive volume covers such wide-ranging topics as social institutions, spatial issues, the Viking Age economy, warfare, beliefs, language, voyages, and links with medieval and Christian Europe. This original work, specifically oriented towards a university audience and the educated public, will have a self-evident place as an undergraduate course book and will be a standard work of reference for all those in the field.

Britain In The Middle Ages

Author : Francis Pryor
ISBN : 0007203624
Genre : History
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Drawing upon on a wealth of knowledge, discovery, research, and technical advances, this historical book dispels the common misconception of the "Dark Ages" as an era of chaos and violence. Redefining everything from the role of the Vikings to the supposed rigidity of the feudal system, this eminent archaeologist demolishes many of the myths about medieval Britain. Readers will learn that the Middle Ages were far from static; the two centuries following the Black Death epidemic of 1348, were a time of diversity, transition, and growth. Engaging and scholarly, this book reintroduces the reader to an era that gave birth to the modern world.

Nordic Archaeological Abstracts

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Vols. for 1975- include: "List of archaeological papers from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania."

The Antiquaries Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X006135440
Genre : Archaeology
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Tension And Tradition

Author : Kristina Creutz
ISBN : IND:30000095316059
Genre : Baltic Sea Region
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Yhteenveto (s. 300-301) / translated by Hannu-Matti Wahl.

Ethnologia Scandinavica

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ISBN : IND:30000108628128
Genre : Ethnology
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Vol. for 1971 contains papers presented at the 1st International Symposium for Ethnological Food Research in Lund, 1970.

Ship And Society

Author : Gunilla Larsson
ISBN : 9150619152
Genre : Iron age
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