A history of the Vikings

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Oxford University Press, 1973 - Travel - 504 pages
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An illustrated study of the northern peoples and kingdoms of Ireland, Greenland, Britain, and Christian Europe and their culture, society and livelihood. Illustrations.

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... i should have read 'intro to vikings' first. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Steve Bivans - Goodreads

This is a very good overview of the Viking Age. I have used it as a textbook for a couple of college courses. My one critique is that Jones chose to break up the chronology a bit too much, in order to ... Read full review

Contents

From the Beginnings to the Age of Migrations
17
The Legendary History of the Swedes and the Danes
34
Diversity and Unity
59
Copyright

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Gwyn Jones is Emeritus Professor of English Language and Literature, University College, Cardiff

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