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Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings New Edition

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 9781407161976
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Sail back to a vicious time with fearsome seafaring Viking warriors with big boats, big shields and enormous ginger beards. Readers can discover all the foul facts about the Vicious Vikings, including Viking gods in wedding dresses, corpses on trial and Death by booby-trapped statues. With a bold, accessible new look, these bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Revised by the author and illustrated throughout to make Horrible Histories more accessible to young readers.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Vicious Vikings

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 0590543644
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

The Vicious Vikings

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 0563495235
Genre : Compact discs (Book)
File Size : 60.66 MB
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Packed with frightening facts about the vile Viking invaders and their Saxon enemies, this book takes a look at history - with the nasty bits left in.
Category: Compact discs (Book)

Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 9781760270346
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Vikings were fearsome seafaring warriors with big boats, big shields and enormous ginger beards. This much you probably know. But do you know... Why the vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking?; How to build a vicious Viking longboat?; Which vicious Viking god dressed up as a woman? Read on for hordes of frightening facts about these vile invaders and their savage Saxon enemies! From cruel kings and vengeful Viking warriors to the mean and miserable slaves, it’s a story of beastly battles, truly terrible torture techniques and messy murders. Eeek!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Vicious Vikings Smashing Saxons Stormin Normans

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 0439973910
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The Rotten Romans follows life for folks in Roman Britain from Nasty Nero and other awful emperors, to Brave Boudicca and the poor old peasants, who tried to send the Romans right back where they came from... Read on for rotten recipes, gory games and frightening facts including why rich Romans needed a vomitorium? The Smashing Saxons tells you the terrible truth about the pillaging people who bashed the Brits but got nobbled by the Normans. Read on for disgusting diseases, ghastly graves and terrible tales including how to make a dead Saxon happy. The Vicious Vikings is packed with frightening facts about these vile invaders - and their savage Saxon enemies - from cruel kings and vengeful Viking warriors. Read on for terrible torture techniques and vile Viking legends including why some Vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking? History has never been so horrible!

The Vicious Vikings And The Measly Middle Ages

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 0439963478
Genre : Civilization, Medieval
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History with the nasty bits left in! This is two horrible bits in one! 'The Measly Middle Ages' tells you what life was really like in days of old when knights were bold, women wore tall pointy hats and the peasants were revolting. 'The Vicious Vikings' is packed with frightening facts about these vile invaders - and their savage Saxon enemies - from cruel kings and vengeful Viking warriors to the suffering slaves, the thralls. Read on for curious quizzes, rotten recipes, gruesome games and terrible tests ... for your teacher! History has never been so horrible!
Category: Civilization, Medieval

The Northern Conquest

Author : Katherine Holman
ISBN : 9781908493538
Genre : History
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Most historical accounts examine the Viking Age in one part rather than the whole region of the British Isles and Ireland. Very few pay attention to the continued contact between England and Scandinavia in the post-Norman Conquest period. This book aims to offer an alternative approach by presenting a history of the Viking Age which considers the whole area up to and beyond the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vikings have been traditionally portrayed as brutal barbarians who sailed to Britain and Ireland to loot, rape and pillage. The evidence presented here suggests a considerably less dramatic but no less fascinating picture which reveals the Vikings' remarkable achievements and their influence in shaping the political history of these islands. Katherine Holman discusses their skills as farmers, their linguistic and artistic contribution, their rituals and customs and the conflict between paganism and Christianity, showing that the Viking cultural impact was complex and often rich. Based on extensive and original research, The Northern Conquest presents the available evidence and guides the reader through the process of interpreting it. This is not restricted to historical documents alone, but also includes archaeology, runes, inscriptions, artefacts and linguistic evidence to provide different and complementary types of information. In addition, the book considers the contemporary question of the Vikings' genetic legacy. Interest in the Viking Age is thriving and expanding, both in Britain and in North America. Highly readable and casting new light on the period, this book will appeal to a wide audience.
Category: History

Scooby Doo And The Vicious Viking

Author : James Gelsey
ISBN : 0439284864
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While spending an afternoon in the Viking Village at Happy Sally Land, Scooby and the gang are drawn into a mystery after an angry Viking starts to scare all the visitors away from the new roller coaster.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Liberation Of The African Mind

Author : Adisa Franklin
ISBN : 9781468511789
Genre : Social Science
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The Liberation to the African Mind: The Key to Black Salvation is a strong book written to the millions of African Americans who have had their history distorted by the Church and public schools. Because of these distortions Black people are estranged and alienated from their culture and the wisdom of their ancestors. The book challenges African Americans to begin to think for themselves especially in the realm of religion. It is a prophetic book with a revolutionary perspective. It is prophetic in that it points to the direction the Black Church must take to effectively address the spiritual needs of the Black community. It is revolutionary because it challenges the Church and believers to establish a new paradigm, an African Spiritual frame of reference. The Black Church must transform itself and take on a new view of the scriptures, doctrines and dogmas of Christendom. This book documents the fact that what Blacks have been given as Christianity is in reality stolen African mythology, cosmology and history that has been corrupted by Roman and Greek priest, philosophers and emperors. It is one of the most powerful challenges to Orthodox Christianity to date. The Truth will liberate you from their strong delusions. While there is indeed some positive and beneficial aspects to Church membership it is time for the Black Church to make its exodus from the Western religious way of faith in God to the African spiritual way of knowledge of God. Black Pastors and religious leaders must begin to teach that which will bring about the manifestation of the fullness of Christ. This is the charge given to all church leadership by the Bible they teach from. And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelist, some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to be a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ. Ephesians 4:11-13. There are far too many Babes in Christ in the Church. It is not the fault of the believers but a reflection of corrupted doctrines and false dogmas. In addition the unity of the Black Church must become a priority. Not one church or believer can say they have no need of the rest of the Body of Christ in good conscience. Yet unity in the Black Church is more a rhetorical than an actual reality. Imagine what could be done if the wealth of the Church was combined to establish a super fund. Unity must be at the top of the agenda for the Black Church and for the Black community. Lastly, though we have the proverbial church on every corner there is an undeniable spiritual crisis in the Black community. The Liberation of the African Mind: The Key to Black Salvation makes the Spiritual Resurrection of the Black man a valid goal and priority. It will challenge many long held beliefs and dogmas, however Christendom must be examined and that which is not of God must be abandoned. Not since Marcus Garvey, Fredrick Douglas and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad have Blacks questioned the validity or efficacy of Christianity. Mr. Muhammad made an attempt to make Blacks aware that Christianity was the religion of the people who had enslaved them. Every race worships God in a way that is peculiar to their culture. Since the days of captivity Blacks have worshiped the god of their conquerors and oppressors. Worshipping a White man as God is not only a form of idolatry but extremely detrimental to the Black Psyche.
Category: Social Science

Horrible Histories Horribly Hilarious Joke Book

Author : Terry Deary
ISBN : 9781407144290
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Horribly Hilarious Joke Book is full of hundreds of horribly hilarious historical jokes and illustrations in one laugh-out-loud book. A must-have book for any Horrible Histories fan, you'll literally laugh your head off at this comical collection of nasty bits.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Good The Bad The Ugly Minnesota Vikings

Author : Steve Silverman
ISBN : 9781572439887
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26.2 MB
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Capturing the best and the worst moments in the history of some of America's favorite teams, this entertaining and informative series for sports fans includes information on the best and worst teams and players of all times, the greatest and worst moments in franchise history, dramatic comebacks and blown leads, overrated and underrated players and coaches, and more, all complemented by archival photographs.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Vikings And Their Age

Author : Angus A. Somerville
ISBN : 9781442605244
Genre : History
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This book, the first in our Companions to Medieval Studies series, is a brief introduction to the history, culture, and religion of the Viking Age and provides an essential foundation for study of the period. The companion begins by defining the Viking Age and explores topics such as Viking society and religion. Viking biographies provide students with information on important figures in Viking lore such as Harald Bluetooth, Eirik the Red, Leif Eiriksson, and Gudrid Thorbjarnardaughter, a female Viking traveler. A compelling chapter entitled "How Do We Know About the Vikings?" and a case study on the wandering monks of St. Philibert introduce students to the process of historical inquiry. The book concludes with a discussion of the impact of the Vikings and their legacy. Pedagogical resources include a detailed chronology, study questions, a glossary, 4 maps, and 14 images. Text boxes provide information on outsider perceptions of the Vikings, a detailed account of a Viking raid, and a description of a chieftain's dwelling in Arctic Norway. This study also benefits from a multi-disciplinary approach including insights and evidence from such diverse disciplines as archaeology, philology, religion, linguistics, and genetics.
Category: History

The Vikings

Author : Frank R. Donovan
ISBN : 9781612308500
Genre : History
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At the height of their power in the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings seemed invincible – conquering, well-armed warriors whose ships were the ultimate in seafaring technology. From island bases near the deltas of major rivers, they used the waterways to scour the countryside, looting and burning towns, plundering merchant shipments, and stripping churches and monasteries of their gold, silver, and jeweled treasures. The Norsemen eventually penetrated all of England and Scotland, founded cities in Ireland, gained a powerful province in France, controlled Frisia and the modern Netherlands, and raided lands around Spain, passing into the Mediterranean to attack Italy and North Africa. They established the first Russian kingdom, challenged Constantinople, and provided a personal guard for the Byzantine emperor. They settled Iceland, where they developed Europe’s first republic, founded two colonies on Greenland, and explored parts of North America five centuries before Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas. Then, like the abrupt end of a summer thunderstorm, their adventures ceased. Here is their dramatic story.
Category: History

Foul Facts History

Author : Amber Grayson
ISBN : 0760734364
Genre : Curiosities and wonders
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If you thought history was dull, here's a book to change your mind! With all the gruesome bits left in, you'll learn about ruthless pirates, vicious Vikings, messy Medievals, awful Aztecs, suspicious spies, and lots more you never even dreamed about.
Category: Curiosities and wonders

The Code Of The Warrior

Author : Shannon E. French
ISBN : UOM:39015058801831
Genre : History
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Warrior cultures throughout history have developed unique codes that restrict their behavior and set them apart from the rest of society. But what possible reason could a warrior have for accepting such restraints? Why should those whose profession can force them into hellish kill-or-be-killed conditions care about such lofty concepts as honor, courage, nobility, duty, and sacrifice? And why should it matter so much to the warriors themselves that they be something more than mere murderers? The Code of the Warrior tackles these timely issues and takes the reader on a tour of warrior cultures and their values, from the ancient Greeks and Romans to the "barbaric" Vikings and Celts, from legendary chivalric knights to Native American tribesmen, from Chinese warrior monks pursuing enlightenment to Japanese samurai practicing death. Drawing these rich traditions up to the present, the author quests for a code for the warriors of today, as they do battle in asymmetric conflicts against unconventional forces and the scourge of global terrorism.
Category: History

Vinland Revisited

Author : Shannon Lewis-Simpson
ISBN : WISC:89082468745
Genre : Civilization, Viking
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Category: Civilization, Viking


Author : Philippe Barbour
ISBN : 186011833X
Genre : Travel
File Size : 53.81 MB
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A guide to the region in the CADOGAN GUIDES series which covers beaches, hotels, restaurants, activities, the Loire Estuary, and practical information on the history and culture of the area.
Category: Travel

101 Best Cheers

Author : Suzi J. Golden
ISBN : 1932855068
Genre : Cheerleading
File Size : 21.24 MB
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Here are some of the most popular cheers used by high school and college squads across the country. Readers can learn how to pump up the crowd with cheers for football, basketball, and soccer, plus high-flying jumps and electrifying moves. Photos.
Category: Cheerleading


Author : Amber Grayson
ISBN : 0752553070
Genre : History
File Size : 57.65 MB
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Category: History