Vikings :

the North Atlantic saga /
edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Elisabeth I. Ward.
Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-
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Summary:"Celebrates and explores the Viking saga from the combined perspectives of history, archaeology, oral tradition, literature, and natural science. The book's contributors chart the spread of marauders and traders in Europe as well as the movement of farmers and explorers throughout the North Atlantic and into the New World"--Back cover.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published / Created: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, in association with the National Museum of Natural History, ©2000.
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Notes:Issued in conjunction with an exhibition held at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Apr. 29-Sept. 5, 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-413) and index.

Physical description: 432 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm

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ISBN:156098970X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781560989707 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1560989955 (paper ; alk. paper)
9781560989950 (paper ; alk. paper)
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505 0 0 |t Puffins, ringed pins, and runestones: the Viking passage to America /  |r William W. Fitzhugh --  |t Viking Homelands.  |t Scandinavia in the Viking Age /  |r Peter H. Sawyer -- The  |t Scandinavian landscape: people and environment /  |r Neil S. Price --  |t Farming and daily life /  |r Sigrid H.H. Kaland and  |r Irmelin Martens --  |t Religion, art, and runes /  |r Anne-Sofie Graslund --  |t Shamanism and the Vikings? /  |r Neil S. Price --  |t Political organization and social life /  |r Lars Jrgensen --  |t From warrior to trade economy /  |r Lotte Hedeager --  |t Ships and navigation /  |r Arne Emil Christensen. --  |t Viking Raiders. The  |r Viking age in Europe /  |r Christopher D. Morris -- The  |t eastern route: Finland in the Viking Age /  |r Torsten Edgren -- "  |t Laid waste, plundered, and burned" :  |t Vikings in Frankia /  |r Neil S. Price --  |t Viking expansion and cultural blending in Britain and Ireland /  |r Colleen E. Batey,  |r John Sheehan. --  |t Vikings in the North Atlantic. Sagas of western expansion /  |r Haraldur Olafsson -- The  |t North Atlantic environment /  |r Paul C. Buckland --  |t Vikings in the Faeroe Islands /  |r Simun V. Arge -- The  |t archaeology of Landnam: early settlement in Iceland /  |r Orri Vesteinsson -- The  |t Icelandic commonwealth period: building a new society /  |r Helgi Thorlaksson --  |t Eddas and sagas in medieval Iceland /  |r Gisli Sigursson. --  |t Viking America.  |t 1000 A.D.: East Meets West /  |r Peter Schledermann --  |t Skraeling: first peoples of Helluland, Markland, and Vinland /  |r D. Odess,  |r S. Loring and  |r W.W. Fitzhugh -- A  |t Norse penny from Maine /  |r Steven L. Cox -- The  |t Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows /  |r Birgitta Linderoth Wallace --  |t Jasper cores from L'Anse aux Meadows /  |r Kevin P. Smith -- An  |t introduction to the Vinland sagas /  |r Gisli Sigursson --  |t Greenlander's saga --  |t Erik the Red's saga -- An  |t archaeologist's interpretation of the Vinland sagas /  |r Birgitta Linderoth Wallace -- The quest for Vinland in saga scholarship /  |r Gisli Sigursson -- The  |t Norse and Native North Americans /  |r Patricia D. Sutherland --  |t Ellesmere: Vikings in the Far North /  |r Peter Schledermann -- A  |t world in transition: early cartography of the North Atlantic /  |r Douglas McNaughton --  |t Unanswered questions /  |r Kirsten A. Seaver. --  |t Norse Greenland.  |t From Vikings to Norseman /  |r Jette Arneborg and  |r Kirsten A. Seaver --  |t Life and death in Norse Greenland /  |r Niels Lynnerup -- The  |t farm beneath the sand /  |r Joel Berglund --  |t Greenland and Europe /  |r Jette Arneborg --  |t Natives and Norse in Greenland /  |r Hans Christian Gullv -- The  |t demise of Norse Greenland /  |r Thomas H. McGovern -- The  |t Norse legacy in Greenland / Hans Christian Petersen. -- Viking Legacy. Celebrating the Viking millennium in America /  |r William W. Fitzhugh and  |r Elisabeth I. Ward -- The  |t old Norse dream /  |r Carin Orrling --  |t Reflections on an icon: Vikings in American culture /  |r Elisabeth I. Ward --  |t Stumbles and pitfalls in the search for Viking America /  |r Birgitta L. Wallace and  |r William W. Fitzhugh -- The  |t Newport tower /  |r Johannes Hertz --  |t Sagas and science: climate and human impacts in the North Atlantic /  |r Astrid E.J. Ogilvie and  |r Thomas H. McGovern --  |t Travel the Viking Trail: eco-tourism and Viking heritage /  |r Ian A. Morrison. 
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651 0 |a North America  |x Discovery and exploration  |x Norse. 
651 0 |a Greenland  |x Discovery and exploration  |x Norse. 
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