Valerie Dufeu, PhD


Val Dufeu, doctor of medieval and environmental history (University of Stirling, Scotland), is a consultant in geo-archaeology, study of soils, and historical research. Val’s multidisciplinary doctoral research incorporating medieval and environmental history, social sciences and environmental sciences, was supported by the AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council). Her expertise focuses on the Scandinavian colonisation of the North Atlantic World, palaeo-economic-environmental reconstructions, and the economic and social organization of the communities associated with fishing. In parallel, she works as a professional archaeologist, develops an experimental archaeology project in collaboration with a foreign university, and is researching on fishing communities from the Outer Hebrides.

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Decoding the Vikings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » European
The Vikings sailed the most difficult coastlines, navigated in the worst weather conditions, and built the most magnificent ships, yet they were warriors. Enjoy the Vikings from a totally new perspective in this anthology of historical articles written by historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, and other experts. Edited by Valerie Williamson, PhD.

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