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  1. Contacts and Networks in the Baltic Sea Region: Austmarr as a Northern mare nostrum, ca. 500-1500 CE

    Contacts and Networks in the Baltic Sea Region: Austmarr as a Northern mare nostrum, ca. 500-1500 CE [Hardback]

    Kendra Willson (Editor); Maths Bertell (Editor); Frog (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789462982635
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Crossing Boundaries: Turku Medieval and Early Modern Studies
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    Since prehistoric times, the Baltic Sea has acted as a crucial nexus that has shaped the languages, folklore, religions, literature, technology, and identities of the Germanic, Finnic, Sámi, Baltic, and Slavic peoples. This anthology first provide... .... Learn More
  2. Crafting Communities and Social Networks in Viking Towns

    Crafting Communities and Social Networks in Viking Towns [Paperback]

    Stephen P. Ashby (Editor); Søren Sindbaek (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251609
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Crafting Communities explores the interface between craft, communication networks, and urbanization in Viking-age Northern Europe. Viking-period towns were the hubs of cross-cultural communication of their age, and innovations in specialized craft... .... Learn More
  3. A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations on Mounds 2 and 2A, Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250466
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 3
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    The settlement at Bornais in the Western Isles of Scotland is one of the largest rural settlements known from the Norse period in Britain. It spans the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century AD when the Atlantic seaboard was subject to dra... .... Learn More
  4. The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World

    The Lost Art of the Anglo-Saxon World: The Sacred and Secular Power of Embroidery [Paperback]

    Alexandra Lester-Makin (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789251449
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 35
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    This latest title in the highly successful Ancient Textiles series is the first substantial monograph-length historiography of early medieval embroideries and their context within the British Isles. The book brings together and analyses for the fi... .... Learn More
  5. Looting or Missioning

    Looting or Missioning: Insular and Continental Sacred Objects in Viking Age Contexts in Norway [Hardback]

    Egil Mikkelsen (Author)

    Regular Price: £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789253184
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Until now insular and continental material, mostly metal-work, found in pagan Viking Age graves in Norway, has been interpreted as looted material from churches and monasteries on the British Isles and the Continent. The raiding Vikings brought th... .... Learn More
  6. The Staffordshire Hoard

    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure [Hardback]

    Chris Fern (Editor); Tania Dickinson (Editor); Leslie Webster (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781527233508
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Series: Research Report of the Society of Antiquaries of London
    Volume: 80
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    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure tells the story of the Staffordshire Hoard’s discovery and acquisition, and the six-year research project that pieced its fragments back together, identified its objects and explored their manufact... .... Learn More
  7. A Riverine Site Near York

    A Riverine Site Near York: A Possible Viking Camp? [Paperback]

    Gareth Williams (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592241
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 224
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    The location known as ‘A Riverine Site Near York (ARSNY)’ represents a category of Viking site known from the historical record but one that until recently had remained largely undetected archaeologically: the Viking camp. The published investigat... .... Learn More
  8. Beside the Ocean

    Beside the Ocean: Coastal Landscapes at the Bay of Skaill, Marwick, and Birsay Bay, Orkney: Archaeological Research 2003-18 [Hardback]

    David Griffiths (Author); Jane Harrison (Author); Michael Athanson (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250961
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The Bay of Skaill, Marwick Bay, and Birsay Bay form openings in the high sandstone cliffs of Orkney’s Atlantic coast. These west-facing bays have long been favoured locations for settlement, with access to the ocean, to fresh water, to land and to... .... Learn More
  9. Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship

    Anglo-Saxon Towers of Lordship [Hardback]

    Michael G. Shapland (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198809463
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Medieval History and Archaeology
    It has long been assumed that England lay outside the Western European tradition of castle-building until after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is now becoming apparent that Anglo-Saxon lords had been constructing free-standing towers at their res... .... Learn More
  10. Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology

    Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology [Paperback]

    Ron Baxter (Editor); Jackie Hall (Editor); Claudia Marx (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9780367173821
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions
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    The British Archaeological Association Conference held at Peterborough in 2015 provided a welcome opportunity for a new analysis of the cathedral's architecture, sculpture and artistic production, and a reassessment of the relationship between the... .... Learn More

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