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Author Hunter, Doug, 1959- author.

Title Beardmore : the Viking hoax that rewrote history / Douglas Hunter
Published Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]


Description 1 online resource
Series Carleton Library series ; 246
Carleton library series ; 246.
Contents Cover; BEARDMORE; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Recurring Characters; Illustrations; Introduction; PART ONE; 1 The Middle Claim; 2 The Viking Age; 3 "Everything Is Conjecture"; 4 Carlo; 5 "The Biggest Historical Find ... in America"; 6 The Norse Grave; 7 "I Think He Is Honest"; 8 Troublesome Typology; 9 "One of the Greatest Hoaxes of All Times"; 10 Ripped Right Up the Back; 11 John Drew Jacob Investigates; 12 James Watson Curran to the Rescue; PART TWO; 13 "The Whole Story Is Perfectly Clear Now"; 14 From Thirty-One to Thirty
15 Thomas Leslie Tanton Takes on the Case16 "He Is a Damned Liar"; 17 Doctor Currelly Publishes; PART THREE; 18 Doctor Tanton and Mr Elliott Investigate; 19 "The More Confused I Get"; 20 War Declared; 21 "A Once Open Mind Is Closed"; 22 "The Onus of Proof"; 23 The Precedence of Fellows; 24 The Judge's Survey; 25 The Last Word; PART FOUR; 26 Doctor Brøndsted Investigates; 27 Professor Carpenter Strikes Back; 28 "I Am at Peace"; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary How the sensational discovery of a Viking grave in northern Ontario became a major museum controversy when it was exposed as a hoax
Analysis Hoaxes
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum. Division of Art and Archaeology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 21, 2018)
Subject Royal Ontario Museum.
Royal Ontario Museum
Vikings -- Ontario
Hoaxes -- Ontario
Archaeological museums and collections.
Museums -- Acquisitions -- Ontario -- Toronto
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
Archaeological museums and collections
Discoveries in geography -- Norse
Museums -- Acquisitions
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Norse.
Ontario -- Antiquities.
Ontario -- Toronto
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780773555341