A history of the Vikings
Oxford University Press, 1973 - 504 sider
An illustrated study of the northern peoples and kingdoms of Ireland, Greenland, Britain, and Christian Europe and their culture, society and livelihood. Illustrations.
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the sea temperatures sank there was a disabling increase in the ice which comes
south with the East Greenland Current to Cape Farewell, and then swings north
to enclose first the Eastern and then the Western Settlement. By 1250 we have ...
The increased trade in furs and hides out of Russia, the growth of the English and
Dutch cloth trade as against Greenland woollens, and the preference of French
workshops for elephant ivory over the inferior walrus tusk, helped price ...
Trade with Greenland was a royal monopoly, soon vested in the town of Bergen.
But even in the thirteenth century Bergen had all the furs and hides it needed
without having to fetch them from Greenland. And the town, like Norway itself,
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Steve.Bivans - LibraryThing
This is a very good overview of the Viking Age. I have used it as a textbook for a couple of college courses. My one critique is that Jones chose to break up the chronology a bit too much, in order to ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - C.Art - LibraryThing
A good primer for learning about the vikings. One will find it to general if they have done much study on the subject. Les hele vurderingen
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