The Vikings in history

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Routledge, 2005 - History - 205 pages
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The Vikings in Historyanalyzes the Viking expeditions overseas, and their transformation from raiders to assimilated settlers using archaeological and literary, as well as historical evidence. It looks at the period from 800 to 1050, focusing on the Vikings in the British Isles, across the North Atlantic, the New World as well as the Danes and the Swedes. This third edition is a much-needed update that will take into consideration recent primary research and thinking about the Vikings and their role in history. Amendments for the new edition include: Extended epilogue including more about the Vikings at home and recent research Updated throughout to include the important primary research, especially archaeological, that has been carried out recently

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This updated volume is better than previous. Don't expect entertainment this book is probably considered dry to some. But is very informative. Read full review

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Contents

The first raids on the British Isles and their aftermath
21
Across the North Atlantic
43
The Vikings and the New World
66
Copyright

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