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Frisians and Their North Sea Neighbours
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Introduction: The Frisians - who, when, where, why? - John Hines and
Paleogeography and people: historical Frisians in an archaeological light - Nelleke Ijssennagger-van der Pluijm and Egge Knol
The Anglo-Frisian question - John Hines
Frisian between the Roman and the Early Medieval Period: language contact, Celts and Romans - Peter Schrijver
'All quiet on the Western Front'? The western Netherlands and the 'North Sea Culture' in the Migration Period - Menno Dijkstra and Jan de Koning
Power and identity in the southern North Sea area: the Migration and Merovingian Periods - Johan Nicolay
How 'English' is the Early Frisian Runic Corpus? The evidence of sounds and forms - Gaby Waxenberger
Geography and Dialects of Old Saxon: River basin communication networks and the distributional patterns of North Sea Germanic features in Old Saxon - Arjen Verlsoot and Elzbieta Adamczyk
Between Sievern and Gudendorf: enclosed sites in the north-western Elbe-Weser triangle and their significance in respect of society, communication and migration during the Roman Iron Age and Migration Period - Iris Aufderhaar
Cultural convergence in a maritime context: language and material culture as parallel phenomena in the Early-medieval southern North Sea region - Pieterjan Deckers
The kingdom of East Anglia, Frisia and Continental connections c. 600 900 - Tim Pestell
A comparison of the injury tariffs in the early Kentish and the Frisian law codes - Han Nijdam
Cultural contacts between the western Baltic, the North Sea region, and Scandinavia: attributing runic finds to runic traditions and corpora of the Early Viking Age - Hauke Joens and Christiane Zimmermann

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Offers an excellent foundation for research. GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE BULLETIN

With this well-curated work, Hines and IJssennagger have opened a door to further comparative and cross-disciplinary investigations of the Frisians. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW

A fine collection of learned work spanning history, historical linguistics, legal history, archaeology, runology and palaeography...The editors should be commended for bringing together such an excellent array of scholarship. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL

There is much to recommend in this rich collection of essays. By shedding new critical light on the problems and complexities associated with `Anglo-Frisian' identity and its place within the wider maritime North Sea world, it will certainly fulfil its stated aspiration to stimulate a new generation of research and thinking. HISTORY

The editors point out in the preface that studies on Frisia can sometimes be overspecialized and constrained. This volume is certainly broad in scope, and several papers offer new insights or new interdisciplinary connections. SPECULUM

Makes a valuable contribution to this history of the North Sea region, especially the relationship between Anglo-Saxon England and its near continental neighbours. CURRENT WORLD ARCHAEOLOGY

The scholarship on display in this volume is of the highest quality, but attention must also be given to the book itself, which is one of the most beautiful I have ever had the joy of holding. SEHEPUNKTE

The volume is to be praised for its interdisciplinarity: while some papers fit cleanly into archaeology, history, or linguistics, most draw on material from several disciplines to examine a question that is beyond the scope of any one. It is well-edited and amply illustrated. THE MEDIEVAL REVIEW

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