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Jorvik

Author: Granada Media (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating chapter in the history of the English language is illustrated by the 10th-century Norse village excavated in present-day York. A careful, scholarly reconstruction of the site demonstrates life in England around the time of the Domesday Book-roughly equidistant between Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales. The program explains the Norse element in the English language.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Granada Media (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 817234904
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (26 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Vikings Return (2:10) --
Preserving Jorvik (2:27) --
Journey Back Through Time (5:35) --
A Total Experience of History (3:11) --
Tramp Steamer of the Viking Age (3:17) --
Preserving Jorvik (3:55) --
Credits: Jorvik (0:52).
Responsibility: Granada Media (Firm).
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A fascinating chapter in the history of the English language is illustrated by the 10th-century Norse village excavated in present-day York. A careful, scholarly reconstruction of the site demonstrates life in England around the time of the Domesday Book-roughly equidistant between Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales. The program explains the Norse element in the English language.

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