The Vikings in History / Edition 3

The Vikings in History / Edition 3

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by F. Donald Logan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415327555

ISBN-13: 9780415327558

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the second edition of this lovely and comprehensive book, F. Donald Logan examines the role of the Vikings in European history. Drawing upon archaeological, literary, and historical evidence, Donald Logan describes the Viking expeditions overseas, and their

transformation from terrifying raiders to assimilated settlers whose rich culture played an influential

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In the second edition of this lovely and comprehensive book, F. Donald Logan examines the role of the Vikings in European history. Drawing upon archaeological, literary, and historical evidence, Donald Logan describes the Viking expeditions overseas, and their

transformation from terrifying raiders to assimilated settlers whose rich culture played an influential role in European civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415327558
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. 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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The Vikings in History 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
 I am a high school student and I had to read this book for a research project. I liked this book because it covers all areas that I was mainly looking for and it also changed and gave me a better perspective about the Vikings. Although, I do not like reading books about history I actually found this book to be very interesting, especially the Viking lifestyle. I had never read a book about Vikings before, and I thought it was a great first book about Vikings to begin with. However, I found many sections of the book very boring because I did have a hard time trying to understand many vocabulary words. What I found very interesting were the illustrations because it gave me a better understanding of where they were located or where they would travel too. Also, after a while I found it very boring reading just historical facts that went on and on and I would get lost and had to go back and reread them. The last section of this book was the one I found most boring because I did get lost many tmes and it would confuse me. For most of the time I spent reading this book I enjoyed most of it because I did find myself really interested in most of the sections. I would recommend this book for a research project because it covers most of the parts that are needed. However, I would also recommend this book to people who just want to learn about the Vikings because it does give a different perspective of the way they lived and who they were. Although, it is not a book that can be easily comprehended.