The Vikings in History / Edition 2by F. Donald Logan
Pub. Date: 02/28/1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
The second edition of this lively and comprehensive book provides a forceful reassessment of the role of the Vikings in history. Drawing on archaeological, literary, as well as historical evidence, the author describes the Viking expeditions overseas, and their transformation from terrifying raiders to assimilated settlers whose rich culture played an influential role in European civilization.
Table of Contents1. The Vikings on the eve 2. The first raids on the British Isles and their aftermath 3. Across the North Atlantic 4. The Vikings and the New World 5. The Danes in the South 6. The Danes in England 7. The Swedes and the East 8. Epilogue
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