Norsemen in the Viking Age

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - History - 392 pages
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This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.
  • Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
  • Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these peoples.
  • Illustrated by reference to runic, poetic and archaeological evidence.
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    quite good. very academic. the bits that stuck with me the most were the daily life type things. Read full review

    About the author (2008)

    Eric Christiansen was born in 1937 and educated in England. He is a Fellow Emeritus of New College, Oxford. His publications include The Origins of Military Power in Spain (1967), The Northern Crusades (Second Edition, 1996) and translations of Saxo Grammaticus books X-XVI (1980-81), Sven Aggesen (1992) and Dudo of St Quentin (1998).

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