The World of the Vikings

Author: Richard Hall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500290514

Category: History

Page: 240

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Explores the Viking ways with photographs, reconstruction of Vicking ways, maps, antiquites, and history.
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Exploring the World of the Vikings

Author: Elaine Landau

Publisher: Enslow Elementary

ISBN: 9780766023406

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Discusses what life was like for the Vikings, including what they ate, wore, celebrated, and discovered.
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The Vikings in History

Author: F. Donald Logan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136527168

Category: History

Page: 224

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Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history. The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their transformation from raiders to settlers. Focusing on the period from 800–1050, it studies the Vikings across the world, from Denmark and Sweden right across to the British Isles, the North Atlantic and the New World. This edition includes: a new epilogue explaining the aims of the book updated further reading sections maps and photographs. By taking this new archaeological and primary research into account, the author provides a vital text for history students and researchers of this fascinating people.
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Vikings

A Concise History of the Vikings

Author: Hourly History

Publisher: Hourly History

ISBN: 1530376300

Category: History

Page: 40

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The saga of the Vikings rises and falls on the banks of history, ebbing and flowing with popular opinion and whimsical anecdotes. The Vikings are routinely typecast and labeled anywhere from bloodthirsty tyrants to valiant heroes. They have been condemned as pirates and praised as explorers. We have all heard the stories of the fierce warriors with long ships and horned helmets storming onto the shores of medieval Europe; but who were these men really? Inside your will read about... ✓ From the Fury of the Northmen ✓ Retaliation, Royal Ambition, and Bribery ✓ The Viking Age of Exploration and Expansion ✓ Tidings from the East ✓ The End of the Viking Age ✓ The Vikings Come to Christ ✓ The Second Viking Invasion This book helps to unravel the mystery. Helping to finally shed the light on why the Vikings abruptly descended onto the world stage in such dramatic fashion, this book begins to explore the motives of the Viking exodus like no other and takes an in depth evaluation of all the geographical, political, economic and religious underpinnings that led the Viking Age.
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings

Author: Peter Sawyer

Publisher: Oxford Illustrated History

ISBN: 9780192854346

Category: History

Page: 298

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Covers the different geographical areas of the Viking world, and traces the Viking story from the first raids on isolated coastal communities toward the end of the eighth century to the establishing of permanent settlements
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The Viking World

Author: Stefan Brink,Neil Price

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113431826X

Category: History

Page: 717

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Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today’s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics, Stefan Brink and Neil Price have constructed the first single work to gather innovative research from a spectrum of disciplines (including archaeology, history, philology, comparative religion, numismatics and cultural geography) to create the most comprehensive Viking Age book of its kind ever attempted. Consisting of longer articles providing overviews of important themes, supported by shorter papers focusing on material of particular interest, this comprehensive volume covers such wide-ranging topics as social institutions, spatial issues, the Viking Age economy, warfare, beliefs, language, voyages, and links with medieval and Christian Europe. This original work, specifically oriented towards a university audience and the educated public, will have a self-evident place as an undergraduate course book and will be a standard work of reference for all those in the field.
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The Vikings

A Very Short Introduction

Author: J. D. Richards

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192806076

Category: History

Page: 152

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Highlighting the latest archaeological evidence, Julian Richards reveals the whole Viking world: their history, society and culture, and their expansion overseas for trade, colonization, and plunder.
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