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Silver, butter, cloth : monetary and social economies in the Viking age

Author: Jane F Kershaw; Gareth Williams; Søren M Sindbæk; James Graham-Campbell; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Medieval History and Archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Silver, Butter, Cloth discusses what constituted 'money' in the Viking Age, and how 'money' was used? It is widely accepted that silver constituted the main form of currency. Silver, Butter, Cloth  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane F Kershaw; Gareth Williams; Søren M Sindbæk; James Graham-Campbell; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198827986 0198827989
OCLC Number: 1091291339
Description: XVI, 306 stron : ilustracje ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsNotes on ContributorsForewardJane Kershaw: Introduction1: Marek Jankowiak: Silver Fragmentation: Reinterpreting the Evidence of the Hoards2: Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson: As Long as it Glitters. A Re-evaluation of the Mixed Silver Hoards of Bornholm, Denmark3: Mateusz Bogucki: On Silver Fragmentation: How Reliable is Metrological Data? A Case Study Based on the Mozgowo Hoard, Poland (tpq 1009)4: Andrew R. Woods: Royalty and Renewal in Viking-Age Ireland5: Svein H. Gullbekk: The Rise of Spiritual Economies in late Viking and Early Medieval Scandinavia6: John Sheehan: Reflections on Kingship, the Church and Viking-Age Silver in Ireland7: Florent Audy: Beyond Economics: The Use of Coins as Pendants in Viking Age Scandinavia8: Ester Oras, Ivar Leimus, and Lauri Joosu: A Viking-Age Gold Hoard from Essu, Estonia: Context, Function and Meaning9: Jacek Gruszczynski: The Importance of Containers for the Deposition and Non-Retrieval of Silver Hoards - a comparison between Gotland and Pomerania10: Guillaume Sarah: From Local Supply to Long-Distance Trade Networks: Fingerprinting Early Medieval Silver11: Stephen Merkel: Provenancing Viking-age Silver: Methodological and Theoretical Considerations and a Case Study12: Jane Kershaw: Gold as a Means of Exchange in Scandinavian England (c. 850-1050 AD)13: Michele Hayeur-Smith: Vadmal and Cloth Currency in Viking and Medieval Iceland14: Aaron J. Critch, Jennifer F. Harland, and James H. Barrett: Tracing the Late Viking-Age and Medieval Butter Economy: The View from Quoygrew, Orkney
Series Title: Medieval History and Archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Kershaw and Gareth Williams ; consultant editors Søren Sindbæk and James Graham-Campbell.


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