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Viking worlds : things, spaces and movement / edited by Marianne Hem Eriksen, Unn Pedersen, Bernt Rundberget, Irmelin Axelsen, Heidi Lund Berg.

Contributor(s): Eriksen, Marianne Hem
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2014.Description: 234 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781782977278Subject(s): Vikings | Viking antiquitiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Viking worlds
Contents:
From Ginnungagap to the Ragnarök: archaeologies of the Viking worlds / Neil Price -- Part I. Real and ideal spaces -- Powerful space: the iron-age hall and its development during the Viking age / Lydia Carstens -- Húsdrápa: a Skaldic poem in context / Joanne Shortt Butler -- Courtyard sites in western Norway: central assembly places and judicial institutions in the late iron age / Asle Bruen Olsen -- Place names and settlement development around an aristocratic residence: thoughts from an on-going study of the hinterland of Tissø / Sofie Laurine Albris -- The powerful ring: door rings, oath rings and the sacral place / Marianne Hem Eriksen -- Part II. Gendered things, gendered spaces? -- She came from another place: on the burial of a young girl in Birka / Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson -- Roles and perceptions of shielings and the mediation of gender identities in Viking and medieval Iceland / Patrycja Kupiec and Karen Milek -- "Truth" and reproduction of knowledge: critical thoughts on the interpretation and understanding of iron-age keys / Heidi Lund Berg -- Part II. Production, exchange and movement -- Manors and markets: continental perspectives on Viking-age trade and exchange / Bjarne Gaut -- Making the cloth that binds us: the role of textile production in producing Viking-age identities / Ben Cartwright -- Leadworking in Viking-age Norway / Unn Pedersen -- Isotopic analysis of silver from Hedeby and some nearby hoards: preliminary results / Stephen Merkel, Andreas Hauptmann, Volker Hilberg and Robert Lehmann -- Vikings in Poland: a critical overview / Leszek Gardela.
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Britain Europe and Prehistory Shelves AS 5.1 E (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10021403

Based on papers presented at the international conference "Viking Worlds," held at the University of Oslo in March 2013.

Includes bibliographical references.

From Ginnungagap to the Ragnarök: archaeologies of the Viking worlds / Neil Price -- Part I. Real and ideal spaces -- Powerful space: the iron-age hall and its development during the Viking age / Lydia Carstens -- Húsdrápa: a Skaldic poem in context / Joanne Shortt Butler -- Courtyard sites in western Norway: central assembly places and judicial institutions in the late iron age / Asle Bruen Olsen -- Place names and settlement development around an aristocratic residence: thoughts from an on-going study of the hinterland of Tissø / Sofie Laurine Albris -- The powerful ring: door rings, oath rings and the sacral place / Marianne Hem Eriksen -- Part II. Gendered things, gendered spaces? -- She came from another place: on the burial of a young girl in Birka / Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson -- Roles and perceptions of shielings and the mediation of gender identities in Viking and medieval Iceland / Patrycja Kupiec and Karen Milek -- "Truth" and reproduction of knowledge: critical thoughts on the interpretation and understanding of iron-age keys / Heidi Lund Berg -- Part II. Production, exchange and movement -- Manors and markets: continental perspectives on Viking-age trade and exchange / Bjarne Gaut -- Making the cloth that binds us: the role of textile production in producing Viking-age identities / Ben Cartwright -- Leadworking in Viking-age Norway / Unn Pedersen -- Isotopic analysis of silver from Hedeby and some nearby hoards: preliminary results / Stephen Merkel, Andreas Hauptmann, Volker Hilberg and Robert Lehmann -- Vikings in Poland: a critical overview / Leszek Gardela.