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Title Vikings : the North Atlantic saga / edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Elisabeth I. Ward.

Imprint Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of Natural History, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  970.01 V695    ---  Available
Description 432 p. : col. ill. + col. maps ; 29 cm.
Note "An exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 29, 2000-September 5, 2000."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-413) and index.
Contents Puffins, ringed pins, and runestones : the Viking passage to America / W.W. Fitzhugh -- I. Viking homelands. Scandinavia in the Viking age / P.H. Sawyer -- The Scandinavian landscape : people and environment / N.S. Price -- Farming and daily life / S.H.H. Kaland, I. Martens -- Religion, art, and runes / A. Graslund -- Shamanism and the Vikings? / N.S. Price -- Political organization and social life / L. Jorgensen -- From warrior to trade economy / L. Hedeager -- Ships and navigation / A.E. Christensen -- II. Viking raiders. The Viking age in Europe / C.D. Morris -- The Eastern route : Finland in the Viking age / T. Edgren -- "Laid waste, plundered, and burned" : Vikings in Frankia / N.S. Price -- Viking expansion and cultural blending in Britain and Ireland / C.E. Batey, J. Sheehan --
III. Vikings in the North Atlantic. Sagas of Western expansion / H. Olafsson -- The North Atlantic environment / P.C. Buckland -- Vikings in the Faeroe Islands / S.V. Arge -- The archaeology of Landnam : early settlement in Iceland / O. Vesteinsson -- The Icelandic Commonwealth period : building a new society / H. Thorlaksson -- Eddas and Sagas in medieval Iceland / G. Sigurthsson -- IV. Viking America. 1000 A.D. : East meets West / P. Schledermann -- Skraeling : first peoples of Helluland, Markland, and Vinland / D. Odess, S. Loring, W.W. Fitzhugh -- A Norse penny from Main / S.L. Cox -- The Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows / B.L. Wallace -- Jasper Cores form L'Anse aux Meadows / K.P. Smith -- An introduction to the Vinland sagas / G. Sigurthsson : Greelanders' saga ; Erik the Red's saga --
V. Norse Greenland. From Vikings to Norseman / J. Arneborg, K.A. Seaver -- Life and death in Norse Greenland / N. Lynnerup -- The farm beneath the sand / J. Berglund -- Greenland and Europe / J. Arnborg -- Natives and Norse in Greenland / H.C. Gullov -- The demise of Norse Greenland / T.H. McGovern -- The Norse legacy in Greenland / H.C. Petersen -- VI. Viking legacy. Celebrating the Viking millennium in America / W.W. Fitzhugh, E.I. Ward -- The old Norse dream / C. Orrling -- Reflections on an icon : Vikings in American culture / E.I. Ward -- Stumbles and pitfalls in the search for Viking America / B.L. Wallace, W.W. Fitzhugh -- The Newport Tower / J. Hertz -- Sagas and science : climate and human impacts in the North Atlantic / A.E.J. Ogilvie, T.H. McGovern -- Travel the Viking Trail : tourism and Viking heritage / I.A. Morrison.
Subject Vikings.
Vikings -- Material culture -- Catalogs.
Vikings -- Culture materielle -- Catalogues.
North America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
North America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Amerique -- Decouverte et exploration nordiques.
Greenland -- Decouverte et exploration nordiques.
Added Author Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-
Ward, Elisabeth I.
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
ISBN 156098970X (cloth : alk. paper)
1560989955 (paper : alk. paper)

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