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  • Mapping the Medieval City
    Mapping the Medieval City (English, Paperback) Catherine A. M. Clarke

    This ground-breaking volume brings together contributions from scholars across a range of disciplines (including literary studies, history, geography and archaeology) to investigate questions of space, place and identity in the medieval city.

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  • Ivory Vikings
    Ivory Vikings (English, Paperback) Nancy Marie Brown

    Ivory Vikings presents a vivid history of the 400 years when the Vikings ruled the North Atlantic. The story of the Lewis chessmen explains the economic lure behind the Viking voyages to the west in the 800s and 900s.

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  • A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons
    A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons (English, Paperback) Henrietta Leyser

    The era once known as the 'Dark Ages' was marked by stunning cultural advances. In this title, the author offers a fresh analysis of the discoveries made in the archaeology and art of the Anglo-Saxon world. It is suitable for students of early medieval history and to all those who wish to understand how England was born.

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  • Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man
    Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Rees

    Focusing on the sites where early Christians lived and worked, this combines archaeology with early inscriptions and texts to offer clues which help to piece together the world of early Christianity. With the author's photographs of the sites, the reader is therefore drawn into the beautiful world which these early saintly men and women inhabited.

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  • Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England
    Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England (English, Paperback) John Blair

    The first study of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman canals and waterways, this collection of essays from economic historians, geographers, geomorphologists, archaeologists, and place-name scholars broadens our understanding of the economy, landscape, settlement patterns, and inter-regional contacts of medieval England.

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  • The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade
    The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade (English, Paperback) Aleksander Pluskowski

    The Archaeology of the Prussian Crusade explores the archaeology and material culture of the crusade against the Prussian tribes in the 13th century, and the subsequent society created by the Teutonic Order which lasted into the 16th century.

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  • An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry
    An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry (English, Hardback) Trevor Rowley

    There has been a renewed interest in the Bayeux Tapestry. Many aspects are being re-examined and new ideas emerging about the historical and artistic content. This is the only book to analyse the historical geography and archaeology of the Tapestry

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  • Archaeology in Hertfordshire
    Archaeology in Hertfordshire (English, Paperback) Kris Lockyear

    Celebrating the rich heritage of archaeology and of archaeological research in Hertfordshire, the 15 papers collected in this work focus on the local scene with an understanding of wider issues in each period and as a result are of importance beyond the boundaries of the county and will be of interest to scholars with wide-ranging interests.

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  • Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England
    Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England (English, Paperback) Helena Hamerow

    The first major synthesis of the evidence for Anglo-Saxon settlements from across England and throughout the Anglo-Saxon period, and a study of what it reveals about the communities who built and lived in them.

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  • Furta Sacra
    Furta Sacra (English, Paperback) Patrick J. Geary

    To obtain sacred relics, medieval monks plundered tombs, avaricious merchants raided churches, and relic-mongers scoured the Roman catacombs. This title considers the social and cultural context for these acts, asking how the relics were perceived and why the thefts met with the approval of medieval Christians.

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  • Northwest Europe in the Early Middle Ages, c.AD 600-1150
    Northwest Europe in the Early Middle Ages, c.AD 600-1150 (English, Paperback) Christopher Loveluck

    Using the most recently discovered archaeological and textual evidence, Christopher Loveluck explores the transformation of Northwest Europe, from c.AD 600 to 1150.

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  • The Archaeology of Medieval Spain, 1100-1500 2015
    The Archaeology of Medieval Spain, 1100-1500 2015 (English, Paperback) Magdalena Valor

    Two Spanish archaeologists, aided by a large number of colleagues in Spain, France, Germany and Britain, have produced the first survey in either English or Spanish of the last 30 years of investigations, new discoveries and new theories.

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  • Grettir's Saga
    Grettir's Saga (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Among the most famous and widely read of Iceland's sagas, this new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story.

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  • The Norman Conquest: a zooarchaeological perspective
    The Norman Conquest: a zooarchaeological perspective (English, Mixed media product) Naomi Jane Sykes

    Investigation of social and economic change has always been central to archaeology. As part of this, population movements have frequently been emphasised as instigators of transition. This is particularly the case in British archaeology where, as an island, migration episodes tend to be viewed as highly significant. The Norman Conquest was the last and perhaps most famous of Britains...

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  • Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs
    Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs (English, Paperback) Andrew Reynolds

    Andrew Reynolds provides the first detailed consideration of how Anglo-Saxon society dealt with social outcasts. Burials of 'deviants' show clear development in this period, moving from locally determined practice in the pre-Christian era, to formal execution cemeteries imposed as kingdoms were consolidated from the seventh century.

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  • A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons
    A Short History of the Anglo-Saxons (English, Hardback) Henrietta Leyser

    Arguing that the desperate struggle (led by Alfred the Great) against the Vikings helped define a distinctively English sensibility, the author explores relations with the indigenous British, the Anglo-Saxon conversion to Christianity, the ascendancy of Mercia and the rise of Wessex.

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  • Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond
    Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond (English, Hardback) D. J. Mattingly

    Demonstrates that the pre-Islamic Sahara was a more connected region than previously thought, with trade an essential linking element.

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  • Making Christian Landscapes in Atlantic Europe
    Making Christian Landscapes in Atlantic Europe (English, Hardback) Tomas O Carragain

    Landscapes across Europe were transformed, both physically and conceptually, during the early medieval period (c AD 400-1200), and these changes were bound up with the conversion to Christianity and the development of ecclesiastical power structures. This is the first book to adopt a comparative landscape approach to this crucial subject.

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  • Viking Language
    Viking Language (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas (the first book in the Viking Language Series) is a new introduction to Old Norse and Icelandic. The beginner has everything in one book: Graded lessons, reading passages, vocabulary, grammar exercises, and pronunciation.

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  • Viking Language 2
    Viking Language 2 (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    Viking Language 2 immerses the learner in Old Norse and Icelandic. Readings include a wealth of Old Norse myths, legends, complete Icelandic sagas, poems of the Scandinavian gods, runic inscriptions. There is a large vocabulary and a full reference grammar.

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