European Expansion and the Contested North Atlantic

  title={European Expansion and the Contested North Atlantic},
  author={Stephanie Pettigrew and Elizabeth Mancke},
  journal={Terrae Incognitae},
  pages={15 - 34}
Scholarship discussing European expansion into the North Atlantic and territorial claims over Newfoundland rarely examines the impact of Dano-Norwegian claims in Greenland. This article integrates the history of the Greenland Norse into the narrative of European expansion to better understand the multinational nature of the early modern North Atlantic fishery. It discusses the rise of island-Iberia in response to the influence of island-Scandinavia, particularly in matters of trade and imperial… Expand
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