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Demographic aspects of Iron Age societies

Stefan Burmeister and Michael Gebühr.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 9141 words.

This chapter looks at the demography of European populations from the pre-Roman Iron Age to the Migration period, with a focus on central, northern, and north-western Europe. As well as...

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Gender and Space in the Later Middle Ages Past, Present, and Future Routes

Amanda Richardson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Gender and Sexuality. 6225 words.

This article traces approaches to social space back to the 1950s and the subsequent pursuit of the ‘rise of privacy’. It then delivers a historiography of late medieval gender and space...

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Migration

Andrew P. Fitzpatrick.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 23366 words.

Migration has long been one of the defining themes of the pre-Roman Iron Age in Europe. Classical authors record migrations by Celtic peoples into Italy and Greece in the fourth and third...

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The Norse in Iceland

Davide Marco Zori.

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Migration Studies. 13898 words.

The Norse discovery and settlement of Iceland in the late ninth century AD offers a test case for the study of human impacts on previously unoccupied landscapes and the formation of new...

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