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The frozen echo : Greenland and the exploration of North America, c. A.D. 1000-1500.

Author: Kirsten A Seaver
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. ; London : Stanford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using new archaeological, scientific, and documentary information this book confronts head-on many of the unanswered questions about early exploration and colonization along the shores of the Davis  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten A Seaver
ISBN: 0804731616 9780804731614
OCLC Number: 1064489130
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Illustrations 1. Greenland and Vinland: North Atlantic exploration five hundred years before the Cabot voyages 2. Social and economic conditions in Norse Greenland before 1350 3. Church and trade in Norse Greenland 4. Ivar Bardarson's Greenland 5. The western settlement comes to an end 6. Rumors of trouble in the Eastern settlement 7. England and the Norwegian colonies 1400-1450 8. Sailing out of the Middle Ages, 1450-1500.

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