Search for dissertations about: "Arkeologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 508 swedish dissertations containing the word Arkeologi.

  1. 1. Living on Another Shore : Early Scandinavian Settlement on the North-Western Estonian Coast

    Author : Felicia Markus; Anders Kaliff; Göran Hoppe; Kerstin Cassel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Estonia; Estonian Swedes; Scandinavian settlement; Iron Age; early Medieval Period; colonisation; ethnic identity; migration; Baltic Sea; contacts; Christianisation; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Prior to the Second World War, there was a Swedish-speaking population settled on the north-western Estonian coasts. The early history of this group is largely unknown. No colonisation is mentioned in the written sources. The earliest such sources that mention Swedes originate in the late thirteenth century. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Viking Way : Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    Author : Neil Price; Martin Carver; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Viking Age; Vikings; Óðinn; seiðr; sorcery; shamanism; warfare; Norse religion; Norse mythology; Sámi; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The social role of magic is a prevalent theme of the medieval Icelandic sagas that claim to describe life several centuries earlier in the Viking Age, and indeed also saturates the Eddic poetry that is our primary source for the mythology and cosmology of the time. However, little archaeological or historical research has been done to explore what this aspect of ritual may really have meant to the men and women of late Iron Age Scandinavia. READ MORE

  3. 3. And Through Flows the River : Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    Author : Anna Källén; Paul Sinclair; Cornelius Holtorf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contested Landscapes/Contested Heritage : history and heritage in Sweden and their archaeological implications concerning the interpretation of the Norrlandian past

    Author : David Loeffler; Lars Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Scandinavia; Sweden; Norrland; Norrbotten; Västerbotten; Lappland; Ångermanland; Medelpad; Jämtland; Härjedalen; Hälsingland; Gästrikland; history; prehistory; archaeology; philosophy; antiquarianism; heritage; cultural management; identity; Fleck; thought-collective; thought-style; colonialism; colony; periphery; hinterland; kingdom; empire; industrialism; nationalism; romanticism; Sámi; Stone Age; Mesolithic; Neolithic; semi-subterranean; dwelling; typology; C14; shoreline displacement; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This case study explores how geo-political power structures influence and/or determine the conception, acceptance and maintenance of what is considered to be valid archaeological knowledge. The nature of this contingency is exemplified through an examination of how the prehistory of Norrland, a region traditionally considered and portrayed as peripheral vis-à-vis the centre-South, was interpreted and presented by Swedish archaeologists during the 20th century. READ MORE

  5. 5. Privileged Places in South Central Mozambique : The archaeology of Manyikeni, Niamara, Songo and Degue-Mufa

    Author : Solange Macamo; Paul Sinclair; David Phillipson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; privileged place; madzimbabwe; heritage management; gender; slave trade; prazo; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Throughout the 20th century, archaeologists in southern Africa have focused upon visible architectural features of stone built Madzimbabwe settlements as indicators of prestige and power. Manyikeni a stone built settlement in Inhambane province, S. READ MORE