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The Shadow of Pirenne
Trading Systems from Theodoric to Charlemagne
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Aarhus Anglo-Saxon England appears archaeology artifacts assemblage Baltic Biddle Birka Blindheim boat burh Carolingian cemetery central places centralised centres Chapter Charlemagne chiefdoms coinage coins contrast Danelaw Denmark discussed Dorestad Duby early medieval economic eighth century eleventh emergence emphasise empire emporia emporium evidence evolution example excavations exchange Frankish Frisian Grierson Haithabu Hamwih Harald Bluetooth Helgo Hodges imported industry Ipswich Irish Jankuhn Kaupang Kent king kingship Late Saxon later medieval long-distance trade Merovingian Metcalf middle Rhineland Middle Saxon minting ninth century North Sea north-west Europe Offa organisation pattern perhaps period phase Pirenne pottery probably production Quentovic Randsborg 1980 recent regional Renfrew Rhenish Rhineland Ribe Rigold Roman royal rural Sawyer Scandinavian sceattas settlement seventh century ships significant silver social Southampton specialist suggests sunken-huts Sutton Hoo tenth territories towns trading system urban communities vessels Vierck Viking village wealth Wessex West Saxon