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The Resource Tales of the Iron Bloomery : Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300

Tales of the Iron Bloomery : Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300

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Tales of the Iron Bloomery : Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300
Title
Tales of the Iron Bloomery
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Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300
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eng
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MiAaPQ
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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The Northern World Ser.
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v.76
Tales of the Iron Bloomery : Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300
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Tales of the Iron Bloomery : Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway - Foundation of Statehood C. AD 700-1300
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Contents
  • Tales of the Iron Bloomery: Ironmaking in Southeastern Norway-Foundation of Statehood c. ad 700-1300 -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Figures and Tables -- 1 Introduction -- Area and Boundaries -- Chronological Depth -- The Evidence -- Topics and Aims -- Key Issues -- Outlying Land and Its Use -- Regions and Technological Boundaries -- Exploiting the Landscape -- The Economic Context of Jernvinna-Domestic Activity, Craft or Something More? -- 2 Research Backdrop -- Status of Research -- The Introduction of Iron and Jernvinna -- Methods of Production in Chronological Terms -- The Slag Tapping Furnace in Europe and Scandinavia -- Charcoal Burning, Spatially and Temporally -- Bog Ore and Roasting Places -- 3 Jernvinna in the Gråfjell Area-Conformity in Distinctiveness -- Introduction -- Rolf Falck-Muus-A Major Contributor -- Recent Surveys and Excavations -- Bloomery Ironmaking in the Gråfjell Area-Form and Facts -- The Archaeological Investigations -- The Slag Tapping Furnace of the Gråfjell Area-A Distinct Method -- Unexcavated Bloomery Sites -- From Concept to Symmetrical Organization -- Bloomery Sheds -- Occupation or Settlement? -- Rødsmoen and the Gråfjell Area Compared -- Charcoal Pits-From Statistical Bulk Sample to Organizational Factor -- Roasting Places-A Factor in a Comprehensive Understanding -- Organization and Exploitation of Resources -- 4 A Regional Tradition -- The Source Material -- South Østerdalen -- Solør -- Hedemarken -- The Delimitation of the Hedmark Tradition -- 5 The Dating of the Hedmark Tradition -- Introduction -- The Bayesian Approach -- The Summing of Radiocarbon Dates -- Wood Species and the Dating of the Hedmark Tradition -- Wood Species Determinations -- Annual Growth Ring Counts and Dendrochronology -- The Bayesian Approach-Precise Dating of the Period of Use
  • The Gråfjell Area-a Specific Chronology -- 14C Dates at Rødsmoen -- The Dating of jernvinna in Hedmark -- 6 The Volume of Production from the Hedmark Tradition -- Calculations of the Volume of Slag Heaps -- Calculations of Volume of Slag -- Calculations of Yield -- The Volume of Charcoal Production -- The Volume of Iron Production -- The Consumption of Raw Materials and Yield -- Volume and Period of Use -- The Volume of Iron from the Hedmark Tradition -- The Volume of Production through Time -- 7 The Study Area in the Light of Archaeological and Historical Sources -- Settlement and Its Development -- Hunting -- The Written Sources -- 8 Tales of the Iron Bloomery -- The Technological Concept and Coordinated Activity -- Methods in the Borderland -- The Hedmark Tradition in Time and Space -- Specialized Work -- Proto-industrialized Bloomery Ironmaking-the Unknown Economy of Østerdalen -- De-industrialization-the Collapse of the Tradition -- 9 The Economic Role of Iron in an Inter-regional Perspective -- Appendices -- Appendix Ia: Bloomery sites excavated in the Gråfjell area - data and interpretation -- Appendix Ib: Excluded bloomery sites, not archaeologically investigated -- Appendix IIa: 14C-datings and dendrochronological datings from the Gråfjell area -- Appendix IIb: Excavated and dated bloomery sites of the Hedmark tradition -- Appendix IIc: Excavated and dated charcoal pits of the Hedmark tradition -- Appendix III: Calculation of volume and estimation of weight of slag in slag heaps -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Internet Sources -- Index
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