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9. Vikings and Picts: genocide or assimilation?

9. Vikings and Picts: genocide or assimilation?  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
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9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0009
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chapter
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9780192806079
Evidence of Norse settlement in the Northern and Western Isles illustrate a varied range of possible relationships between the Norse and native Picts. ‘Vikings and Picts: genocide or ... More
10. Landnám in the North Atlantic

10. Landnám in the North Atlantic  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
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9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0010
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chapter
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9780192806079
How far has Viking identity and culture survived beyond Scandinavia? How much was it reinvented in the 13th- and 14th-century sagas? ‘Landnám in the North Atlantic’ looks at Viking ... More
11. The edge of the world: Greenland and North America

11. The edge of the world: Greenland and North America  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
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9780191776151
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0011
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chapter
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9780192806079
Out of all the Viking colonies, Greenland was the most isolated with the most extreme environment. The archaeological evidence for the Viking discovery of America 500 years before Columbus ... More
1. Vikings then and now

1. Vikings then and now  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0001
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9780192806079
‘Vikings then and now’ examines where the notion of the Vikings comes from and attempts to deconstruct the term, which is a nebulous concept. In different contexts the Vikings have been ... More
8. Raiders and traders around the Irish Sea

8. Raiders and traders around the Irish Sea  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
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9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0008
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chapter
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9780192806079
Less is known about the importance of the areas around the Irish Sea for Scandinavian raiders and settlers. ‘Raiders and traders around the Irish Sea’ focuses on the evidence for a ... More
The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction  

Julian D. Richards

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.001.0001
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book
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9780192806079
The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction reveals the history, society, and culture of the Vikings, and their expansion overseas for trade, colonization, and plunder. How did the ... More
7. Settlers in England

7. Settlers in England  

Julian D. Richards

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2018
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9780191776151
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806079.003.0007
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9780192806079
The scale of Scandinavian settlement is much debated, but its positive impact is widely acknowledged. Archaeologists have emphasized Scandinavian contributions to urbanism, the development ... More
2. Origins

2. Origins  

Dan Stone

in Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780191790102
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723387.003.0002
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‘Origins’ traces the concentration camp’s origins in 19th- and early 20th-century colonial settings in Australia, the United States, Cuba, South Africa, and German South-West Africa (today ... More
5. The wide world of camps

5. The wide world of camps  

Dan Stone

in Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2019
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Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780191790102
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723387.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198723387
Concentration camps constitute a worldwide phenomenon that has developed over time as different states and regimes have learned from others in other parts of the world. ‘The wide world of ... More

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