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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    User Review  - Nighteye - Goodreads

    It's a really good book!! It presents the viking age and goes true it clearly and methodical with the chapter devised (see later). This books strength are that Christiansen takes a lot of other ... Read full review

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    User Review  - jack - Goodreads

    quite good. very academic. the bits that stuck with me the most were the daily life type things. Read full review

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    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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