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Vikings: A Dark History
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Vikings: A Dark History

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by Greg O'Brien
 
Marauders or explorers? Raiders or traders? We think we know who the Vikings were, but do we? A thousand years after their demise, traces of Viking civilization can be found as far apart as North America and the Middle East. They traded walruses with Inuits and sold slaves in Constantinople. They
discovered America, settled in Newfoundland, and fought battles in

Overview

Marauders or explorers? Raiders or traders? We think we know who the Vikings were, but do we? A thousand years after their demise, traces of Viking civilization can be found as far apart as North America and the Middle East. They traded walruses with Inuits and sold slaves in Constantinople. They
discovered America, settled in Newfoundland, and fought battles in Central Asia.

•Arranged thematically, Vikings examines Norse life from religion to raiding,
from exploration to settlement to their legacy.

•Illustrated with more than 150 photographs and artworks, Vikings is an
exciting history of a people who have long held a place in popular imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435146518
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
08/20/2013
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

MARTIN J. DOUGHERTY is the author of Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World and contributing author on Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Medieval World, and Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare, among many other books. A former defense consultant, he also writes on self-defense and modern military technology.

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Vikings: A Dark History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
pegfred More than 1 year ago
I have been studying Vikings and their Expeditions to North America for twenty years. This book is one of the best. It is clearly written with interesting information and wonderful pictures.