Traversing the Inner Seas: Contacts and Continuity in and around Scotland, the Hebrides, and the North of Ireland

The Scottish Society for Northern Studies' latest edited volume, Traversing the Inner Seas: Contacts and Continuity in and around Scotland, the Hebrides, and the North of Ireland, is now available.
Encompassing three main themes, ten authors, and a multitude of interdisciplinary insights, this peer-reviewed volume represents some of the foremost research from the Society's most recent residential conferences, exploring the turbulent history and legacy of the interconnected seascape between Scotland and the north of Ireland. Please see our full list of contributors below.
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CONTENTS

• John Holliday - Longhouses Below the Waves: A Place-Name Analysis of the Norse Settlement of Tiree.

• Alan Macniven - What’s in a Name? The Historical Significance of Norse Naming Strategies in the Isle of Islay

• Mark Hall - Gaming Material Culture and Hybridity: Finlaggan and the Kingdom of the Isles at Play

• Clare Downham - Scottish Affairs and the Political Context of Cogadh Gaedhel Re Gallaibh.

• Ryan Foster - The Use of the Scandinavian Place-Name Elements -Sætr and -Ærgi in Skye and the Outer Hebrides: A Site and Situation Study

• Nicholas Evans - News Recording and Cultural Connections between Early Medieval Ireland and Northern Britain

• Alexandra Sanmark - An Exploration of Thing Sites in the Islands on the Scottish West Coast

• Arne Kruse - The Norway to Be: Laithlind and Avaldsnes

• Jamie Barnes - Hammerhead Crosses of the Viking Age

• Ian Peter Grohse - Late Medieval Vikings: The MacDonald Raids on Orkney c. 1461.

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