The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings
  • Author : Peter Sawyer
  • Release Date : 26 May 2022
  • Publisher : Oxford Illustrated History
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 13 : 0192854348
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Book Description: 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

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings

Author : Peter Sawyer
Publisher : Oxford Illustrated History
Genre : History
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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...

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Publisher : The History Press
Genre : History
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The Vikings hold a particular place in the history of the West, both symbolically and in the significant impact they had on Northern Europe. Magnus Magnusson's indispensable study of this great period presents a rounded and fascinating picture of a people who, in modern eyes, would seem to embody striking ...

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Genre : History
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Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Publisher : Trafalgar Square Books
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