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Author Kershaw, Jane, 1982-

Title Viking identities : Scandinavian jewellery in England / Jane F. Kershaw
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2013


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages)
Series Medieval history and archaeology
Medieval history and archaeology.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Colour Plates""; ""List of Maps""; ""List of Tables""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""1. Scandinavian-style jewellery in England: approaches and sources""; ""2. Identifying Scandinavian and Anglo-Scandinavian jewellery""; ""3. Scandinavian-style jewellery from England: origins, styles, and parallels""; ""4. The production and lifespan of Scandinavian-style jewellery""; ""5. Brooch use, culture and gender""; ""6. Locating Scandinavian influence: the distribution of Scandinavian-style jewellery in England""
""7. Synthesis and conclusion: constructing cultural identities""""Appendix A: Scandinavian finds lists""; ""Appendix B: XRF analysis of Scandinavian and Anglo-Scandinavian brooches""; ""Appendix C: Anglo-Saxon and Continental brooches from Norfolk, Suffolk, and Lincolnshire""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Summary Surveying the jewellery worn by women in Scandinavian-settled areas of England in the Viking period, this book describes and illustrates these dress fittings, many of which have only recently been found. The book reveals the extent and nature of female participation in the Viking expansion, which is traditionally viewed as a largely masculine affair
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Vikings -- Jewelry -- England
Civilization, Viking.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Scandinavia.
Civilization, Viking.
Vikings -- Jewelry.
Scandinavia -- Jewelry
Europe -- History -- 476-1492.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191646409