The Vikings: Conquering England, France, and Ireland

The Vikings: Conquering England, France, and Ireland

by Robert Wernick
     
 

When the Vikings invaded and conquered England, France, and Ireland, it opened a new and fascinating chapter in the era of the Norsemen. The nature and history of the beset lands, the traditions and character of their peoples, and the strengths and weaknesses of the various Viking leaders made each of these three invasions distinct from the others. And each produced a… See more details below

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When the Vikings invaded and conquered England, France, and Ireland, it opened a new and fascinating chapter in the era of the Norsemen. The nature and history of the beset lands, the traditions and character of their peoples, and the strengths and weaknesses of the various Viking leaders made each of these three invasions distinct from the others. And each produced a different and surprising result. In sum, award-winning journalist Robert Wernick asserts in this short-form book, they forever altered the course of medieval history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016607771
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
219,950
File size:
3 MB

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