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Book: Comparative Perspectives on Colonisation, Maritime Interaction and Cultural Integration

Chapter: 8. Pirates of the North Sea: The Viking Ship as Political Space

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27686


Neil Price is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, and also holds honorary positions at the University of Aberdeen and the University of the Witwatersrand. A leading specialist on the Vikings and ancient religion, he has global interests in a wide range of archaeological subjects. He is currently researching historical piracy, the Paci c Theatre of World War II, Viking burials and the archaeology of the early modern opium trade. Address for correspondence: Chair of North European Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Uppsala Box 626, SE-751 26 Uppsala, Sweden. Email:

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  • Neil Price ( - nprice) 'University of Uppsala'