Crossing the Maelstrom: New Departures in Viking Archaeology

@article{Lund2021CrossingTM,
  title={Crossing the Maelstrom: New Departures in Viking Archaeology},
  author={Julie Lund and S{\o}ren Michael Sindb{\ae}k},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Research},
  year={2021},
  volume={30},
  pages={169 - 229}
}
This paper reviews the achievements and challenges of archaeological research on Viking Age northern Europe and explores potential avenues for future research. We identify the reemergence of comparative and cross-cultural perspectives along with a turn toward studying mobility and maritime expansion, fueled by the introduction of biomolecular and isotopic data. The study of identity has seen a shift from a focus on collective beliefs and ritual to issues of personal identity and presentation… 

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