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The Valkyries' LoomThe Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic$
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Michèle Hayeur Smith

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813066622

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813066622.001.0001

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Cloth, Currency, Climate Change, and Subsistence in Greenland

Cloth, Currency, Climate Change, and Subsistence in Greenland

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(p.93) 5 Cloth, Currency, Climate Change, and Subsistence in Greenland
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The Valkyries' Loom
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Michèle Hayeur Smith

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066622.003.0006

This chapter focuses on the innovative creation of weft-dominant cloth in late medieval Greenland, as an example of the ways in which women developed adaptive strategies through changes in cloth technologies to respond to stresses of climate change – in this case, rapidly cooling and unstable climate during the onset of the Little Ice Age.

Keywords:   cloth technologies, climate change, weft dominant cloth, medieval Greenland, Little Ice Age

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