Search for dissertations about: "Scandinavian settlement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Scandinavian settlement.

  1. 1. Cereal husbandry and settlement : Expanding archaeobotanical perspectives on the southern Scandinavian Iron Age

    Author : Radoslaw Grabowski; Karin Viklund; Hans Peter Stika; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cereal cultivation; iron age; southern Scandinavia; archaeobotany; settlement archaeology; environmental archaeology; miljöarkeologi; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : The here presented PhD project explores the phenomenon of cereal cultivation during the Iron Age (c. 500 BC – AD 1100) in southern Scandinavia. The main body of the thesis consists of four articles. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Pioneer Settlement in the Mesolithic of Northern Sweden

    Author : Anders Olofsson; Noel Broadbent; Ingela Bergman; Bo Knarrström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Mesolithic; pioneer settlement; lithic technology; cultural context; chronology; glacio-isostatic uplift; lake-tilting; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to cast light on the earliest settlement of northern Sweden. The starting point is lithic artifacts, which have been studied from a technological as well as a more conventional typological perspective (Papers I, II, and IV). READ MORE

  4. 4. Positioning the Bronze Age in Social Theory and Research Context

    Author : Anna Gröhn; Arkeologi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; social theory; practice theory; landscape; European cultural heritage; Stora Köpinge; Archaeology; longhouses; Arkeologi; Scandinavia; Bronze Age;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the theoretical background and the research context within which interpretations of the Nordic Bronze Age have been formed in Scandinavian archaeology. A theoretical analysis that emphasises theories of social practice and phenomenological perspectives is presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decolonizing the Viking Age 1

    Author : Fredrik Svanberg; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death rituals; burial; grave; society; post-colonial; nationalism; deconstruction; Orientalism.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; community; Scandinavia; Viking Age;

    Abstract : Decolonizing the Viking Age 1 argues that the Scandinavian “Viking Age” can be seen as a system of knowledge constructed in the late 19th century and in its basic structures maintained up to the present day. This system of knowledge was heavily influenced by the nationalistic and evolutionary ideas of its time of making and may be described as a colonialism of the past. READ MORE