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A History Of The Vikings

Author : Gwyn Jones
ISBN : 0192801341
Genre : History
File Size : 52.15 MB
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'What a superb book this is! Wise, well-informed, judicious and infinitely readable.' -Magnus Magnusson, Scotsman'an utterly splendid book, quite the most brilliantly written, balanced and explanative general work on the Vikings ever to appear in English any language.' -Erik Wahlgren, Scandinavian Studies'A highly readable history.' -Oxford Time'no better book on the Vikings has ever been written, and it is one which every educated person with any interest in history should know about... Readers will be delighted to discover the eloquent and sparkling prose of a natural Welsh bard and storyteller who was one of the shining lights of University College, Cardiff. The man writes beautifully. There are not many history books one can pick up and start reading anywhere just for the sheer enjoyment of literary craftsmanship and even fewer as authoritative as this.' -Lloyds List 13/04/1994
Category: History

The Vikings

Author : Shahrukh Husain
ISBN : 0237533782
Genre : Mythology, Norse
File Size : 41.39 MB
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The stories are set in context by the use of colour panels throughout the text, highlighting further information about the characters, settings or historical context.
Category: Mythology, Norse

Daily Life Of The Vikings

Author : Kirsten Wolf
ISBN : 0313322694
Genre : History
File Size : 65.3 MB
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Examines the daily lives of the Vikings.
Category: History

The Oxford Illustrated History Of The Vikings

Author : Peter Sawyer
ISBN : 0192854348
Genre : History
File Size : 53.83 MB
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Covers the different geographical areas of the Viking world, and traces the Viking story from the first raids on isolated coastal communities toward the end of the eighth century to the establishing of permanent settlements
Category: History

A History Of The Vikings

Author : T. D. Kendrick
ISBN : 9780486123424
Genre : History
File Size : 65.20 MB
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Enthralling, well-documented, and vivid account by a leading authority on the subject chronicles the activities of those bold sea raiders of the North who terrorized Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries.
Category: History

Exploring The Vikings

Author : John Malam
ISBN : 0237525976
Genre : Civilization, Viking
File Size : 89.76 MB
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New in paperback, Remains to be Seen is a fascinating series which looks at the past through the archeological evidence that remains today. Exploring the Vikings looks at who the Vikings were, at their world and how they spent their time, as well as their travels, their voyages of discovery and their rituals and religion. There are fact boxes which highlight key facts and the text is supported by a wonderful array of photographs and maps. Exploring the Vikings also features a time-line, a glossary and a full index.
Category: Civilization, Viking

The Age Of The Vikings

Author : P. H. Sawyer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033743076
Genre : History
File Size : 52.89 MB
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Category: History

The Vikings

Author : Else Roesdahl
ISBN : 9780141941530
Genre : History
File Size : 39.88 MB
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Far from being just 'wild, barbaric, axe-wielding pirates', the Vikings created complex social institutions, oversaw the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia and made a major impact on European history through trade, travel and far-flung consolidation. This encyclopedic study brings together the latest research on Viking art, burial customs, class divisions, jewellery, kingship, poetry and family life. The result is a rich and compelling picture of an extraordinary civilisation.
Category: History

The Vikings On Film

Author : Kevin J. Harty
ISBN : 9780786486380
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 81.56 MB
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Factual and fanciful tales of the Nordic warriors known as Vikings have proven irresistible to filmmakers for nearly a century. Diverse, prominent actors from Kirk Douglas, Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier to Tim Robbins and John Cleese, and noted directors, including Richard Fleischer, Clive Donner and Terry Jones, have all lent their talents to Viking–related films. These fourteen essays on films dealing with the Viking era discuss American, British and European productions. Analyzed in detail are such films as The Vikings (1958), The Long Ships (1964), Alfred the Great (1969), Erik the Viking (1989) and Outlander (2008), as well as two comic-strip adaptations, the 1954 and 1989 films of Prince Valiant and the animated Astérix and the Vikings (2006). A comprehensive filmography is also included.
Category: Performing Arts