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In the eighth century, The Vikings, the water-borne warriors of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, conquered much of the British Isles. They pillaged the coast of France, pushed inland to sack Paris, and seized Normandy. Sweeping south down the great rivers of central Europe, they overwhelmed the Slavs of Russia, captured Kiev, and clashed with the people of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.

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Overview

In the eighth century, The Vikings, the water-borne warriors of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, conquered much of the British Isles. They pillaged the coast of France, pushed inland to sack Paris, and seized Normandy. Sweeping south down the great rivers of central Europe, they overwhelmed the Slavs of Russia, captured Kiev, and clashed with the people of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.

In all this, the Vikings took untold treasures. But they weren't just barbarians, content to plunder and burn. They were builders of cities, founders of states, writers of poetry, and makers of laws. The Vikings also were bold and tenacious explorers who ventured across oceans to discover new territories - including the New World. Indeed, not since the golden age of the Roman Empire had any people so powerfully influenced the Western world. Here, from award-winning journalist Robert Wernick, is their dramatic story.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809427086
  • Publisher: Time-Life, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/1979
  • Series: The Seafarers Ser.
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 176
  • Age range: 12 years

Meet the Author

Salvador Dali once called him the stupidest man in the world; Cary Grant described him as the smartest. New York Times bestselling author Robert Wernick is certainly talented. He has penned more than a dozen books and has contributed to a host of magazines, ranging from Vanity Fair to Life. His topics are as varied as the birth of town planning in the Mesolithic Age to a soul-baring Ferris-wheel ride with Marilyn Monroe to a climb up Mount Sinai. He has made his home in Manhattan, Algiers, a ranch in the Nevada desert, San Francisco, the Basque coast, the Golden Isles of Georgia, and, most recently, the Fourteenth Arrondissement of Paris.
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  • Posted June 14, 2013

    THIS JUST ANOTHER E-BOOK THAT YOU CAN'T ENLARGE THE PRINT. B&N WILL NOT TELL YOU THIS BEFORE YOU BUY THE BOOKS..CON GAME..

    I CAN'T READ THIS BOOK,THE PRINT IS VERY SMALL AND IT WILL NOT ENLARGE
    ON MY NOOK! WENT TO THE B&N STORE,BUT THEY CAN'T HELP. WE NEED TO KNOW IF A E-BOOK WILL ENLARGE THE PRINT BEFORE WE BUY THE BOOK.
    NOW I NEVER KNOW IF I WILL BE ABLE THE READ THE E-BOOK AFTER I PAY FOR IT .

    9 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2013

    Unfortunately the font size has been restricted in this Nook Boo

    Unfortunately the font size has been restricted in this Nook Book, so this means that I can't read it in the situation in which I was planning to read it. B&N should make it possible for people to know in advance that they won't be able to use this standard feature in a particular book.

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2013

    I got hooked on the History Channel's series about the Vikings.

    I got hooked on the History Channel's series about the Vikings. This book is even more riveting. The Vikings were exceptional people, indeed. Highly recommend.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2014

    I HAD NO TROUBLE ENLARGING THE TYPE. I don't know what the other

    I HAD NO TROUBLE ENLARGING THE TYPE. I don't know what the other reviewer is talking about. That said, this is a great book. I'm a fan of the TV series, and I learned a lot I didn't know. 

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 14, 2013

    AWESOME!

    Love the book. Have learned SO much. Only thing lacking is some illustrative photographs.The linkage inbedded within the text is amazing and appreciated. Wish all the books I read had this feature!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2014

    Recommend if you want to read a rather historical book.

    It was recommended to me by a man friend and think I really would enjoy a novel type more of the Vikings.

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