Kingship And State Formation In Sweden

Author: Philip Line
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004155783
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This book is the first treatment in English of the medieval Swedish kingdom in its formative period, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Homo Symbolicus

Author: Christopher Stuart Henshilwood
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027211892
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In this book the archaeologists responsible for some of these new discoveries, flanked by ethologists interested in primate cognition and cultural transmission, evolutionary psychologists modelling the emergence of metarepresentations, as ...

The Coal Nation

Author: Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472424700
Size: 62.30 MB
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The Coal Nation explores the complex history of coal in India; from its colonial legacies to contemporary cultural and social impacts of mining; land ownership and moral resource rights; protective legislation for coal as well as for the ...

What Everybody Really Wants To Know About Money

Author: Frances Hutchinson
Publisher: Jon Carpenter Publishing
ISBN: 9781897766330
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This radical re-evaluation of the economics of guild socialism and social credit exposes the fundamental flaws in global free market capitalism.

The Heirs Of The Roman West

Author: Joachim Henning
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110218844
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In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. – their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural ...

Hippocratic Recipes

Author: Laurence M. V. Totelin
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004171541
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Drawing on philological studies, social history and anthropology, this book offers the first extended study of the recipes included in the Hippocratic Corpus.

Iceland S Networked Society

Author: Tara Carter
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004293345
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In Iceland’s Networked Society, Tara Carter examines how Viking Age Iceland, despite being positioned at the margins of competing empires, achieved social complexity on its own terms by successfully managing ties to key players in a ...

The Sword In Anglo Saxon England

Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9780851157160
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To read Beowolf is to be immediately aware of the aura of magical power the poet vested in the sword, and Hilda Ellis Davidson's other concern in this book is to look at literary sources for what they reveal of the quality of a good sword ...

An Arena For Higher Powers

Author: Olof Sundqvist
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004307486
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In An Arena for Higher Powers Olof Sundqvist offers an account of the role played by religion in political undertakings among the pre-Christian ruling elites at ceremonial buildings in in Late Iron Age Scandinavia (i.e. AD 550-1050/1100).

The Empire Of Cnut The Great

Author: Timothy Bolton
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900416670X
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Drawing on a wide range of types of evidence this book offers a fresh impression of the a ~empirea (TM) built by King Cnut (1016a "1035) in England and Scandinavia, and offers insights into contemporary developments in the conceptions of ...