The Viking achievement; a survey of the society and culture of early medieval Scandinavia [by] Peter G. Foote [and] David M. Wilson.

; Wilson, David M. (David Mackenzie), 1931- author
New York, Praeger [1970] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
DL65 .F6 1970 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
DL65 .F6 Available Request
Catholic
Mullen Library stacks
DL65.F68 V6 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
DL65 .F6 1970 Available Request
Marymount
Marymount Main stacks
DL65 .F6 1970 Available Request
Other Authors Wilson, David M. 1931-
Subjects Civilization.
Northmen.
Scandinavia -- Civilization.
Scandinavia.
Vikings.
Description xxv, 473 pages illustrations, maps 25 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-448).
Contents SOCIETIES AND STATES: Denmark -- Sweden -- Norway -- Iceland -- SLAVES: Rigspula -- Supply of slaves -- The slave's legal position -- From slave to freeman -- The life of a slave -- The end of slavery -- THE FREE: The ideal -- The yeomen -- Managers and tenants -- Farmworkers and craftsmen -- PART-TIME PROFESSIONS: The law -- Medicine -- Priests, pagan and Christian -- SPECIAL GROUPS OF FREEMEN: Two kinds of guilds -- The hird -- Drengs -- WOMEN, MARRIAGE AND DEPENDENTS: Women -- Marriage and divorce -- Legitimate children -- Illegitimate children -- People in need -- Poor relief and mutual insurance -- AUTHORITY AND ADMINISTRATION: Chiefs -- Earls -- Kings -- DAILY LIFE: The basic economy -- Settlements and houses -- Specialized buildings -- Furnishing -- Food and cooking -- Weaving -- Dress and adornment -- Agriculture -- Carpentry -- The metalworker -- Other industrial processes -- Pastimes -- TRADE AND TOWNS: Local marketing -- Foreign trade -- Markets and towns -- Gotland and the later towns -- Norse towns abroad -- The trade routes -- Piracy -- The control and administration of trade -- TRANSPORT: Ships and boats -- Survival -- The origin of the ships -- The Viking ship -- Land transport -- WARFARE: Defensive works -- Camps -- Weapons -- Sea battles -- Land battle -- ART AND ORNAMENT: The earliest Viking art -- The Borre style -- The Jellinge style -- The Mammen style -- The Ringerike style -- The Urnes style -- The artist in society -- POETRY: Eddaic and scaldic verse -- The metres -- The diction -- Danish poetry -- Swedish poetry -- West Norse poetry -- Mythological poems -- Heroic poems -- Scaldic poetry -- JUSTICE: Procedure -- Ordeal -- The duel -- Penalties -- Old and new -- RELIGION AND CONDUCT: The gods -- Other world beings -- Relations between men and the supernatural -- The dead -- Christianity -- Conduct.
Geographic Area Scandinavia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)92313
(OCoLC)ocm00092313
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Foote, Peter, 1924-2009.
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