The Norsemen in the Viking Age
Copyright © 2006 Eric Christiansen
Author(s): Eric Christiansen
Published Online: 15 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631216773
Online ISBN: 9780470693483
About this Book
This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.
- Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
- Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these peoples.
- Illustrated by reference to runic, poetic and archaeological evidence.