The Vikings

The Vikings : A Short History

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This concise history of the Vikings traces the 300-year saga of the pirates and warlords who poured out of Scandinavia between the eighth and eleventh centuries, terrorizing, conquering, and ultimately settling vast tracts of land throughout Europe.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 124 x 198 x 10mm | 210g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 21 black and white illustrations
  • 0752445774
  • 9780752445779
  • 1,106,444

About Martin Arnold

Martin Arnold is Reader in Scandinavian Literature at Hull University. He is the author of The Vikings: Culture and Conquest and The Post-Classical Icelandic Family Saga. He was the historical consultant for the BBC Radio 4 series, The Viking Way (2006). He is currently co-authoring with Tom Shippey (The Road to Middle-Earth) Legends of Viking Heroes forthcoming from HarperCollins. He lives in Scarborough.show more

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