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Author: Jan Rüdiger

—the mother of Þóra—was a daughter of the southwestern Norwegian chief Erling Skjálgsson, who had spent his entire life dealing with several successive rulers in his region on an equal footing, and whose infamous murder following his capture by Óláf Haraldsson had initiated the latter’s fall. As with King

In: All the King’s Women: Polygyny and Politics in Europe, 900–1250
Author: Jan Rüdiger

ceaseless agon in which an aristocrat such as Jón Loptsson had to triumph throughout their whole life—indeed “several times a day,” as it says in verse 81. 36 73 Þó skalk enn þokkum fleira Yet I shall still tell somewhat more frá Berfœtts bǫrnum segja ,about the children of [King Magnús

In: All the King’s Women: Polygyny and Politics in Europe, 900–1250
Author: Jan Rüdiger

juxtapose, under the banner of sexual libertinism, an uninhibited and sensual Viking Age with the “strictly pietistic self-negating life” of the Christian Middle Ages, “negating everything luxurious, colourful, and sexual.” 21 If the latter, as a prevailing consensus has it, is marked by chastity

In: All the King’s Women: Polygyny and Politics in Europe, 900–1250

outlook on life. Our early collectors held the words of the 18th-century German humanist Johann Gottfried Herder dear: “Songs are the archive of a nation, the treasure of its science and religion, its theogony and cosmology, its parents’ accomplishments and the events of its history, depicting the life of

In: Literary Canon Formation as Nation-Building in Central Europe and the Baltics

literature and nation was motivated by the arguments of both ethnic as well as civic nationalism. One of the first iterations of a theoretical formulation of the connection between “literature” and “nation” in Lithuania foresaw precisely this ambivalence. In 1816, in the Vilnius weekly newspaper Tygodnik

In: Literary Canon Formation as Nation-Building in Central Europe and the Baltics
Author: Antje Neumann

addressed. In a special sub-section, the perceptions of the Sami, the indigenous people living in the area and throughout the whole of Lapland, are addressed. Subsequently, the wilderness qualities of the Hammastunturi area are analysed. The analysis refers to both the existing wilderness approaches, on the

In: Wilderness Protection in Polar Regions
Author: Antje Neumann

sentence describes wilderness as an ideal 45 by stating: A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammelled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not

In: Wilderness Protection in Polar Regions

made the country’s carbon dioxide emissions the highest in the world and created severe environmental problems domestically. The country’s rapid industrialization has been a double-edged sword, as providing material well-being through improved standards of living and employment, the high gdp share of

In: Chinese Policy and Presence in the Arctic