The Vikings

The Vikings

by Hazel Mary Martell
     
 

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In the Viking world, what were things, nithings and althings?

Who was the Viking king who "won for himself all Denmark and Norway, and made the Danes Christians?"

Explore the world of The Vikings with the help of maps, charts, diagrams and detailed illustrations.

The author, Mike Corbishley, is an experienced writer of children's

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In the Viking world, what were things, nithings and althings?

Who was the Viking king who "won for himself all Denmark and Norway, and made the Danes Christians?"

Explore the world of The Vikings with the help of maps, charts, diagrams and detailed illustrations.

The author, Mike Corbishley, is an experienced writer of children's books on history, and is the Head of Education and Interpretation at English Heritage. The consultant, Dr. Julian Richards, is a lecturer in archaeology at the University of York.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 4-6-These books provide basic introductions to their topics, but with such oversimplification as to render them inferior to the many other, far better titles that cover the same material. Two-page chapters consist of many full-color illustrations, including some maps, and address such subjects as warfare, religion, trade, writing, and other aspects of daily life. Most of the pictures are small and do not serve to dramatize the achievements of either culture. A postage-stamp-sized depiction of the Parthenon, for example, cannot begin to depict the beauty and complexity of that structure. Neither book has a list for further reading. These texts treat complex subjects too superficially to engage the interest of readers.-David N. Pauli, Starke County Library, Knox, IN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780027624274
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date:
04/01/1992
Series:
Worlds of the past Series
Edition description:
64188 Simon
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
9.83(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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