Lords and Literature: The Icelandic Sagas as Political and Social Instruments

@article{Kristinsson2003LordsAL,
  title={Lords and Literature: The Icelandic Sagas as Political and Social Instruments},
  author={Axel Kristinsson},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of History},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={1 - 17}
}

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