Bloodtaking and Peacemaking by William Ian Miller
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Bloodtaking and Peacemaking
By William Ian Miller

Bloodtaking and Peacemaking

Feud, Law and Society in Saga Iceland New edition

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Bloodtaking and Peacemaking by William Ian Miller

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This work seeks to delve beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay of ordering and disordering impulses. William Miller's readings of ancient Iceland's sagas and extensive legal code aim to reconstruct and illuminate the society that produced them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226526805
ISBN-10: 0226526801
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 420
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 6-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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William Ian Miller presents a close reading of one of the best known of the Icelandic sagas, showing its moral, political, and psychological sophistication. His account of this complex and nuanced saga corrects simplistic readings which have governed interpretation of the saga in the past.

'Why is Your Axe Bloody? by William Ian Miller 'Why is Your Axe Bloody?, Paperback (May 2016)

A reader's guide and a companion to this complex and great saga, a classic of world literature, comparable to the greatest in any language. 'Why is your axe bloody?' provides what, in effect, is a graduated course in the saga.

'Why is Your Axe Bloody?' by William Ian Miller 'Why is Your Axe Bloody?', Hardback (July 2014)

A reader's guide and a companion to this complex and great saga, a classic of world literature, comparable to the greatest in any language. 'Why is your axe bloody?' provides what, in effect, is a graduated course in the saga.

Losing it by William Ian Miller Losing it, Paperback (September 2012)

Covering issues that range from retirement rituals and the art of complaining to vengeance strategies and going out in style, the author gives us a more candid way of thinking about growing old and how the indignities of aging might be experienced without entirely 'losing it'.

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