The Vikings

The Vikings

Book - 1998
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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.
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 1998
Edition: 2nd ed. --
ISBN: 9780140252828
Branch Call Number: 948.022/ROE 4565nf 1


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