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The Vikings in history

by F. Donald Logan

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vikings

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementF. Donald Logan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDL65 .L63 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3504893M
    ISBN 10038920384X
    LC Control Number82025533

      Overview: The Vikings, to By Professor Edward James Last updated Vikings appear in several books by the Danish American writer Poul Anderson, while British explorer, historian, and writer Tim Severin authored a trilogy of novels in about a young Viking adventurer Thorgils Leifsson, who travels around the world.

    With accessible text and engaging illustrations, this is a great addition to your library of books covering the Vikings topic. Buy on Amazon Vikings in 30 Seconds Philip Steele The ‘In 30 Seconds’ series of non-fiction texts aims to provide information on various different aspects of a topic in small chunks of text taking approximately The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Vikings: Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and Discover Some of the Most Feared Warriors by History Compacted Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience.

      Vikings hasn't received a premiere date for the second half of Season 6, although it's expected to return to History later in Unfortunately for Knightfall and Project Blue Book, .   The history of the Vikings is very rich, but it might not have enough dramatic, fantastical, and exciting elements and events to adapt it as it is into a TV series. Naturally, Hirst and company took many liberties when it comes to the characters and events shown in Vikings. Real or not, the series is based on what the sagas and other sources Author: Adrienne Tyler.


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A comprehensive and thrilling history of the Vikings for fans of the History Channel series, soon to return for its fifth season From Harald Bluetooth to Cnut the Great, the feared seamen and plunderers of the Viking Age ruled Norway, Sweden, and Denmark but roamed as far as Byzantium, Greenland Cited by: 4.

The book places the Vikings in the proper context of peoples in Europe in the 9th century. Life for everyone was nasty, brutish and short.

The Vikings were just the best able to take advantage of the situation with their skill as marine engineers, seamen and.

The Vikings: A New History explores many of those questions for the first time in an epic story of one of the world's great empires of conquest/5(). The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their The Vikings in history book from raiders to settlers.

Focusing on the period from. The saga of the Vikings rises and falls on the banks of history, ebbing and flowing with popular opinion and whimsical anecdotes. The Vikings are routinely typecast and labeled anywhere from bloodthirsty tyrants to valiant heroes. They have been condemned as pirates and praised as explorers/5().

Explore our list of Vikings - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

A cultural history of the Viking peoples, about the Viking peoples, their raiding and settlements across Europe, which turns into a “what happened whereabouts” history of the Vikings. Hampered by the lack of written heathen sources (except for poetry, practically all literary sources are by Christian writers), and the author’s tendency to hop about/5.

The Minnesota Vikings (for better for worse) have a rich history that dates back to This book captures it all. Using big, full-color (when available!) pictures, especially some of which I had never seen until cracking the cover, this is truly the illustrated history of the Purple & Gold/5.

If one is looking for a quick-hit history of the Vikings, this is the book for them. Clements does a good job condensing the age of Viking exploration, conquest, and settlement into a fast-paced book/5.

Oliver goes from the pre-History of the Vikings to the close of their age in the British Isles, exploring their origins, their development, and their movement across Europe, the Middle East, an Asia.

He shows how they often adapted to the cultures of the areas they occupied /5(). A History of the Vikings ist eine umfassende und wissenschaftliche Einführung in die Geschichte und Kultur der Wikinger. Manchmal keine leichte Kost. Das verwendete Englisch ist relativ anspruchsvoll.

Das Buch ist aber sehr gut geschrieben und man hat auch als Laie eine Chance es zu by: The Book of Viking Myths: From the Voyages of Leif Erikson to the Deeds of Odin, the Storied History and Folklore of the Vikings. Solid introductory history, longer and more detailed than for instance The Vikings in History with fairly lengthy quotes in translation from the source material on the Volga Vikings in particular.

Deeply OK if probably a bit dated now, on the other hand, excitement about the Vikings is greater than new developments, so older books still can be read with profit, really when it comes down to it /5.

The Vikings in History Second edition Logan London and New York. First published This book argues that the traditional focus is misplaced: if there is to be a single focus, it should not be centred on the Carolingians and their successors but, rather, on the Scandinavian peoples of.

HISTORY Vault: Vikings. Beginning around A.D., seafaring warriors–known collectively as Vikings or Norsemen (“Northmen”)–left their Scandinavian homelands to seek their fortunes elsewhere.

A comprehensive and thrilling history of the Vikings for fans of the History Channel series, soon to return for its fifth season From Harald Bluetooth to Cnut the Great, the feared seamen and plunderers of the Viking Age ruled Norway, Sweden, and Denmark but roamed as far as Byzantium, Greenland, and America/5(21).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Vikings: A New History by Neil Oliver at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

/5(3). Editions for The Vikings: A History: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published. About The Vikings. A comprehensive and thrilling history of the Vikings for fans of the History Channel series, soon to return for its fifth season From Harald Bluetooth to Cnut the Great, the feared seamen and plunderers of the Viking Age ruled Norway, Sweden, and Denmark but roamed as far as Byzantium, Greenland, and America.

The interest in the Vikings over time is a good moment to delve into the next of the Viking books you’ve chosen, Vikings and Gods in European Art by David Wilson.

This is actually a catalogue for a big art exhibition that took place a few years ago, but it’s a really useful book—I give it to students to read.The HISTORY original series Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore--and raid--the distant shores across the.

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