Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Vikings in England by Martin Hargreaves

The viking invasion and settlement in England has been the subject of a large and complex body of scholarship, with the consensus of opinion among scholars as to its exact nature and influence shifting considerably over the years. This is a fascinating new study which will make an important addition to the literature on the Scandinavians and the settlement in England in the ninth and tenth centuries. D. M. Hadley offers a focused and interdisciplinary discussion of often neglected sources. Topics covered include the development of current debates regarding the settlement, Anglo-Scandinavian political accommodation, the differences and similarities between Scandinavian rural settlement and Scandinavians in the urban environment, the conversion of Scandinavians to Christianity, and burial practices and associated issues of ethnicity, gender and social status. A clear and exhaustive summary of the available archaeological, historical and linguistic evidence, this book offers a comprehensive and authoritative starting point for all researchers and students investigating the viking settlement of Britain. -- .

Buy The Vikings in England by Martin Hargreaves from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780719059827
ISBN-10: 0719059828
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Vikings in England by Martin Hargreaves

Book Reviews - The Vikings in England by Martin Hargreaves

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Vikings in England book by Martin Hargreaves and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Martin Hargreaves

D. M. Hadley is Professor in Medieval Archaeology at the University of Sheffield -- .

Books By Martin Hargreaves

Vikings in England by Martin Hargreaves
Hardback, August 2006
Engineering Systems by Martin Hargreaves
Paperback, May 1996
Looking North by Martin Hargreaves
Paperback, July 2004
$34.19 $37.99
New Aestheticism by Martin Hargreaves
Paperback, May 2003
$40.49 $44.99