Scotland and Scandinavia 800-1800
Title: Scotland and Scandinavia 800-1800
Author: Grant G. Simpson
Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh
Hardback - 1st Edition with original dustcover
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This collection of essays presents varied historical viewpoints on teh long established links between Scotland and Scandinavia. Topics include: What the Norse Sagas say about Scotland; the changing nature of Shetland's contacts with Scandinavia and Scotland; travels in the Baltic of late Orcadian Bishops; parallel architectural assessments of Danish and Scottish castles. Trade in the middle ages; Scottish mercenaries in Sweden during the 16th & 17th century; the Norwegian timber trade in Scotland; Gothenburg in Stuart ware in 1649 and 1760; Intellectual contacts in the 18th century and comparison of landed wealth in Scotland and Scandinavia in the 17th and 18th century.
Very good nearly new copy - some light sun fading of the dustcover but otherwise perfect.
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