Baltic Connections (3 vols.)

Archival Guide to the Maritime Relations of the Countries around the Baltic Sea (including the Netherlands) 1450-1800

Edited by Lennart Bes, Edda Frankot and Hanno Brand

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€408,00
$493.00
ISBN13: 
9789004164291
E-ISBN: 
9789047432517
Publication Date: 
November 2007
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
Vol. 1: xxxvi, 788 pp.; Vol. 2: xxvi, 822 pp.; Vol. 3: xxvi, 718 pp.
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ISSN: 
1569-1462
Volume: 
36

Edited by Louis Sicking and Darlene Abreu-Ferreira

Drawing on archaeological and written sources, this collection of essays presents fascinating new interpretations in the history of the fisheries by highlighting the consequences of the northern fisheries through interdisciplinary approaches to various themes, including the environment, economy,...
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169739
E-ISBN: 
9789047442004
Publication date: 
October 2008
€166,00
$201.00

Timothy Bolton

Drawing on a wide range of types of evidence this book offers a fresh impression of the ‘empire’ built by King Cnut (1016–1035) in England and Scandinavia, and offers insights into contemporary developments in the conceptions of this new dominion.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166707
E-ISBN: 
9789047443308
Publication date: 
December 2008
€154,00
$186.00

J.S. Mackley

The comparative study of the Latin and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Voyage of St Brendan offers an insight into the way that fantastic imagery was used to discuss sensitive theological issues in one of the most popular medieval narratives.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166622
E-ISBN: 
9789047442806
Publication date: 
June 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Hans Jacob Orning

This book applies a legal anthropological framework to high medieval Norwegian history. It formulates the question of state formation in a new and challenging way by showing how the king a substantial degree based his dominion on unpredictability and presence.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166615
E-ISBN: 
9789047443285
Publication date: 
May 2008
€142,00
$171.00

Edited by Richard Unger, with the Assistance of Jakub Basista

Twenty-four papers deal with various aspects of the economies, politics, religion, art, and culture of Britain and Poland-Lithuania from the Middle Ages down to the Third Partition, illustrating unexpected similarities and long-standing ties between the two regions.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166233
E-ISBN: 
9789047442684
Publication date: 
May 2008
€157,00
$189.00

Vicki Ellen Szabo

Drawing on historical, legal, literary, ethnographic and archaeological evidence, this book offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the use, acquisition and perception of whales in the medieval Norse North Atlantic world.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163980
E-ISBN: 
9789047432418
Publication date: 
February 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Nils Hybel and Bjørn Poulsen

Drawing on more than a century of historical research and a multitude of primary research this pioneering work offers a wealth ofinformation about the development of Danish natural and human resources, rural life, urban industries, tax and commodity trade from 1000 to 1550.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161924
E-ISBN: 
9789047422044
Publication date: 
September 2007
€157,00
$189.00

Mats Roslund

Based on the study of style transmission in medieval ceramics, the author interprets the shared cultural and political history of Slavs and Scandinavians 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161894
E-ISBN: 
9789047421856
Publication date: 
September 2007
€166,00
$201.00

Henriette de Bruyn Kops

This economic and social history assesses the impact of the coastal wine and brandy trade on the early modern French, Dutch, and Atlantic economies, and highlights the importance of interconnecting personal networks of Dutch, Sephardic Jewish, and New Christian merchants.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004160743
E-ISBN: 
9789047421177
Publication date: 
July 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Beverly Ballin Smith, Simon Taylor and Gareth Williams

This volume, prepared in tribute to Barbara E. Crawford, covers the subject of Viking expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic. The 30 papers are arranged in four groups: History and Cultural Contacts; The Church and the Cult of Saints; Archaeology, Material Culture and...
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158931
E-ISBN: 
9789047421214
Publication date: 
July 2007
€174,00
$210.00

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