Life and Death in the Viking World
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A detailed look at the nature and impact of the Viking expansion in the North Atlantic (including the British Isles, the Faroes, Iceland, Greenland and North America) in the period defined rather broadly from c.800-1300 AD. The social and ecological consequences of migration are explored, drawing on a variety of sources including archaeological data, saga literature, and historical sources.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 398, 392, (if taken in the same topic).
Undergraduate course in Anthropology offered by the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.