The Resource Monstrous fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea : whaling in the medieval North Atlantic, by Vicki Ellen Szabo

Monstrous fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea : whaling in the medieval North Atlantic, by Vicki Ellen Szabo

Label
Monstrous fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea : whaling in the medieval North Atlantic
Title
Monstrous fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea
Title remainder
whaling in the medieval North Atlantic
Statement of responsibility
by Vicki Ellen Szabo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Medieval people viewed whales in complex and contradictory ways, as marvelous, monstrous or mundane, heaven-sent or hell-bent
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
639.2/80940902
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SH382.2
LC item number
.S93 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Northern world,
Series volume
v. 35
Label
Monstrous fishes and the Mead-Dark Sea : whaling in the medieval North Atlantic, by Vicki Ellen Szabo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-317) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Maps; Chronology; Acknowledgements; Introduction Mundane and Marvelous Whales in the Mead-Dark Sea; Chapter One Medieval Perceptions of the Natural World; Chapter Two Whales and Whaling from Classical Antiquity to the Middle Ages; Chapter Three Whales and North Atlantic Ecology; Chapter Four Whalers and North Atlantic Ethnography; Chapter Five Archaeological Approaches to North Atlantic Whale Use; Chapter Six From Krakens to Fish Drivers: Monstrous Fishes in North Atlantic History and Literature
Control code
ocn711004344
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 326 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047432418
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004163980.i-326
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24995563
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711004344
  • brill904743241X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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