New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

The authors of the present volume, Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion: In Merovingian and Viking Scandinavia, focus on the material dimension of Old Norse mythology and the role played by myths in everyday life. More broadly expressed, the collection looks at the social, ceremonial and material contexts of myths. Undiscovered topic on Old Norse mythology … More New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)

Today’s society is often characterized as a knowledge society, in contrast to the earlier industrial society. Historians know that all societies are and have been knowledge societies. Without the ability to create, transfer, and use knowledge, between individuals and groups, power areas would neither have been built nor maintained. This edited volume reflects how historical … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)