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Viking Age England : TEMPUS - JULIAN D RICHARDS

Viking Age England

TEMPUS

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From shortly before AD 800 until the Norman Conquest, England was subject to raids from seafaring peoples from Scandinavia--the Vikings. However, they were not only raiders but also traders and settlers. Using the latest archaeological evidence, the author reassesses the Viking contribution to Late Anglo-Saxon England and examines the creation of the new mixed Anglo-Scandinavian identity.

"The standard introduction to the subject of the Vikings in England"

Preface and acknowledgementsp. 6
The Viking Agep. 8
Viking raidsp. 26
Viking colonisationp. 49
The growth of townsp. 78
The built environmentp. 109
Feeding the peoplep. 126
Craft and industryp. 139
Trade and exchangep. 162
Churches and monasteriesp. 178
Death and burialp. 189
Monuments in stonep. 213
Further readingp. 228
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9780752428888
ISBN-10: 0752428888
Series: TEMPUS
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 25th March 2004
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.7  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.31