Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power

Jesse L. Byock (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
February 07, 1990
Pages
276
Dimensions
5.52 X 8.26 X 0.69 inches | 0.72 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520069541

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About the Author

Jesse L. Byock teaches Old Norse and medieval Scandinavian subjects at the University of California, Los Angeles and is the author of Feud in the Icelandic Saga (1982).

Reviews

"Byock has written an important and authoritative account of how one collectivity of human beings avoided the Hobbesian war of all against all in a society that allowed almost no role for government."--"Contemporary Sociology