The Vikings: From Marauders to Slavers

The Vikings: From Marauders to Slavers

by Robert Wernick
     
 

The Vikings thought of themselves as the ultimate warriors. But this one-dimensional image belies considerable complexity. They were, in fact, as much merchants as marauders. Among the commodities they sold was one that brought them the greatest profit of all - more than amber, silver, or pelts. That commodity was human beings. Few people know that during their days… See more details below

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The Vikings thought of themselves as the ultimate warriors. But this one-dimensional image belies considerable complexity. They were, in fact, as much merchants as marauders. Among the commodities they sold was one that brought them the greatest profit of all - more than amber, silver, or pelts. That commodity was human beings. Few people know that during their days of dominance, the Vikings were slavers to the world. Here, in this short-form book, is their little-told story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016702179
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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