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The Resource The far traveler : voyages of a Viking woman, Nancy Marie Brown

The far traveler : voyages of a Viking woman, Nancy Marie Brown

Label
The far traveler : voyages of a Viking woman
Title
The far traveler
Title remainder
voyages of a Viking woman
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Marie Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed past the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after archaeologists found a Viking longhouse in Newfoundland, few believed that the details of Gudrid's story were true. Then, in 2001, a team of scientists discovered what may have been this pioneering woman's last house, buried under a hay field in Iceland, just where the sagas suggested it could be. Joining scientists with cutting-edge technology and the latest archaeological techniques, and tracing Gudrid's steps on land and in the sagas, author Brown reconstructs a life that spanned--and expanded--the bounds of the then-known world.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Nancy Marie
Dewey number
  • 970.01/3092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DL65
LC item number
.B77 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guðrið Þorbjarnardóttir
  • Guðrið Þorbjarnardóttir
  • North America
  • Iceland
  • Women
  • Women
  • Vikings
  • Sagas
  • Viking ships
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Discovery and exploration, Norse
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Sagas
  • Travel
  • Viking ships
  • Vikings
  • Women
  • Greenland
  • Iceland
  • North America
  • Women
  • Women
Label
The far traveler : voyages of a Viking woman, Nancy Marie Brown
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Gudrid the far-traveler -- At sea -- Ransacking the past -- A very stirring woman -- The terror from the North -- The land-taking -- Eirik the Red's green land -- Land of wine or walrus -- The house of the sagas -- The farm of merry noise -- From witch to nun
Control code
ocm85822467
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780151014408
Lccn
2007006081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o85822467
  • (OCoLC)85822467
Label
The far traveler : voyages of a Viking woman, Nancy Marie Brown
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Gudrid the far-traveler -- At sea -- Ransacking the past -- A very stirring woman -- The terror from the North -- The land-taking -- Eirik the Red's green land -- Land of wine or walrus -- The house of the sagas -- The farm of merry noise -- From witch to nun
Control code
ocm85822467
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780151014408
Lccn
2007006081
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o85822467
  • (OCoLC)85822467

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