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Edited by Shannon Lewis-Simpson.
In September 2000 more than 300 Norse experts and enthusiasts gathered for a symposium to celebrate the Viking Millennium and revisit Vinland. This volume gathers together some of the papers that were presented by the foremost Norse experts in their respective fields.
Hard Cover, B&W Illustrations, 465 pages. ISBN: 0-919735-X
By M.A.P. Renouf
Renouf draws upon a formidable body of archaeological and historical research to tell the story of 4,500 years of habitation at Port au Choix. Beautifully illustrated Ancient Culture – Bountiful Seas makes this remarkable history both accessible and enjoyable.
Soft Cover, Colour Illustrations, 64 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-05-3
By Carol Brice-Bennett
Brice-Bennett explores the evolution of Hopedale through three major historical periods and three major names Arvertôk for the Early Inuit-European Contact, Hoffenthal for the late eighteenth century to the start of the twentieth, and modern Hopedale. Beautifully illustrated and thoroughly researched this is an excellent work on the changing nature of Aboriginal life in Labrador.
Soft Cover, Colour Illustrations, 144 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-06-1
By Brigitta Linderoth Wallace
For a brief period, around the year 1000 AD, a sizable Norse settlement existed at L’Ance aux Meadows in northern Newfoundland. Lavishly illustrated with artifacts, photographs and up-to-date maps, archaeologist Birgitta Wallace tells the story of how the site was discovered, excavated and interpreted.
Soft Cover, Colour Illustrations, 128 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-09-6
By James E. Candow
This book is a brief introduction to the Bartlett family and their home in Brigus: Hawthrone Cottage. Featuring details about everyday life in Brigus, the history of the Bartlett family, and details about the cottage itself Candow provides an excellent introduction.
Soft Cover, B&W Illustrations, 34 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-03-7
Joan Parsons Wood with foreword by Mary Pratt
Joan Parsons Woods set about putting here childhood memories into clay sculpture. The result is a collection of sculptures that captures the sights, scenes, and events of everyday life in Newfoundland from the 1920′s to the 1940′s. This book features images of the sculptures with captions that provide details about the artist and the history that surrounds the works.
Soft Cover, Colour Illustrations, 36 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-04-5
By Joan Horwood with illustrations by Bill Ritchie
Created as an introduction to L’anse Aux Meadows for students Viking Discovery features details about Leif Eriksson, the Norse at the turn of the first millennium, and Helge and Anne Stine Ingstad.
Soft Cover, B&W illustrations, 48 pages. ISBN: 0-920502-50-4
By W.A. Munn
Originally written 1914 W.A. Munn predicted that L’anse Aux Meadows was the site of the viking landing in North America, 46 years before Helge and Anne Stine Ingstad discovered the site in 1960. Reprinted this book provides an excellent look into the search for Vinland prior to the L’anse Aux Meadows discoveries.
Soft Cover, B&W Illustrations, 44 pages.
by Amy Zierler and Cam Mustard. Researched by James Candow, Jean-Pierre Proulx, Paul ONeill, Mairlyn Dawe and A.F. King.
This brief illustrated history provides an introduction to Signal Hill and its context in Newfoundland and Labradors history. Thoroughly researched with informative illustrations this is an excellent way to students and tourists to learn about Signal Hill.
Soft Cover, Colour Illustrations, 47 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-02-9
This children’s activity book is designed to introduce kids to archaeology and the history of Newfoundland and Labrador. Filled with illustrations, games, and fun facts this is a fun way for kids to learn.
Soft Cover, B&W Illustrations, 18 Pages. ISBN: 0-919735-08-8