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Title, Bloodtaking and peacemaking: feud, law, and society in Saga Iceland / William Ian Miller. Author, Miller, William Ian, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page . Bloodtaking and Peacemaking delves beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay of ordering and. Bloodtaking and Peacemaking has 76 ratings and 8 reviews. Carl said: The best book I know on Medieval Icelandic culture as expressed through the sagas (t.

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Daniel rated it liked it Feb 08, Miller’s unique and engaging readings of ancient Iceland’s sagas and extensive legal code reconstruct and illuminate the society that produced them. Dubbed by the New York Times as “one of the most sought-after legal academics in the county,” William Ian Miller presents the arcane worlds of the Old Norse studies in a way sure to attract the interest of a wide range bloodgaking readers.

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I thought I had reviewed this long ago, but apparently not. Jul 26, Ron rated it it was amazing Shelves: People in the saga world negotiated a maze of violent possibility, with strategies that frequently put life and limb in the balance. Reflections on Commercial Life.

I highly recommend this as a companion to Saga literature, but I’m not sure how easy it would be to follow if you aren’t at least casually familiar with the Sagas already.

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Miller shows how blood vengeance, law, and peacemaking were inextricably bound together in the feuding process. People bloodtwking the saga world negotiated a maze of violent possibility, with strategies that frequently put life and limb in the balance. The Anatomy of Disgust.

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Jul 05, Katharyn rated it it was ok Shelves: The sagas are only vaguely comparable to the very best English-language short stories; the skill that went into them is comparable to that of a Dante or a Shakespeare.

The reader is made aware that no such reconstruction is being attempted, at the same time that ample evidence is drawn on from both Medieval Icelandic culture around the time the sagas were written and the quasi-fictional vision of early Icelandic society presented in the sagas themselves.

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The first two chapters alone should have been and only peacejaking were required reading in my reading and composition course on Norse literature and mythology. The Domain of Law. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Jul 10, Laura rated it it was amazing Recommended to Laura by: Trivia About Bloodtaking and P At turns you can see these stories on an episode of “Jerry Springer” and others show the depth of human bravery and logic.

Bloodtaking and Peacemaking delves beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay of ordering and disordering impulses. Freedom and the Law. The Principle of Proportionality. For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Stanford University Press, Doing Justice to Justice: Wilson Hawk rated it really liked it Aug 04, What is more, and rarer, is that it is a pleasure to read due to the inclusion of narrative case material from the sagas themselves.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Meritxell de la Torre rated it really liked it Nov 21, In his book, Miller, who has a legal background, examines the medieval Icelandic lawcode to uncover what it has to say about the society which adhered to its rules.