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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ramona Harrison; Ruth Ann Maher
|Description:||xviii, 234 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Humans : a force of nature / Ruth A. Maher and Ramona Harrison --
Shaped by the sea : the archaeology of Orkney's maritime communities / Julie Gibson --
The prehistoric village old scatness : a research study in longevity, ecodynamics and interactions / Stephen J. Dockrill and Julie M. Bond --
Coupled human and natural systems : a new perspective on early fishing and fishing cultures of northern Norway / Colin Amundsen --
Land of the dead : human ecodynamics of ritual and belief in Viking period Iceland / Ruth A. Maher --
Material culture and North Atlantic trade in Iceland and Greenland / Aaron Kendall --
Connecting the land to the sea at Gásir : international exchange and long-term Eyjafjörður ecodynamics in medieval Iceland / Ramona Harrison --
Losing sleep counting sheep : early modern dynamics of hazardous husbandry in Mývatn, Iceland / Megan Hicks --
Sorting sheep & goats in medieval Iceland and Greenland : local subsistence, climate change or world system impacts? / Thomas H. McGovern, Ramona Harrison, Konrad Smiarowski --
Climate-related farm-to-shieling transition at E74 Qorlortorsuaq in Norse Greenland / Konrad Smiarowski --
Landscape legacies of landnám in Iceland : what has happened to the environment as a result of settlement, why did it happen and what have been some of the consequences / Andrew J. Dugmore, Thomas H. McGovern and Richard Streeter --
North Atlantic human ecodynamics research : looking forwards from the past / Thomas H. McGovern.
|Responsibility:||edited by Ramona Harrison and Ruth A. Maher.|
A human force of nature. Spanning the North Atlantic from the Viking Iron Age to the nineteenth century, the authors navigate a two-way street of interaction between humans and their environment that
- Human ecology -- Scandinavia -- History.
- Human ecology -- North Atlantic Region -- History.
- Human settlements -- Scandinavia -- History.
- Human settlements -- North Atlantic Region -- History.
- Archaeology -- Scandinavia.
- Archaeology -- North Atlantic Region.
- Ethnology -- Scandinavia.
- Ethnology -- North Atlantic Region.
- Human ecology.
- Human settlements.
- North Atlantic Region.