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The hammer and the cross : a new history of the Vikings

Author: Robert Ferguson
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. ; London : Penguin, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For those living outside Scandinavia, the Viking Age effectively began in 793 with an attack on the monastery at Lindisfarne, a characteristically violent harbinger of what was in store for Britain and much of Europe for the next 300 years. This is Robert Ferguson's account of those tumultuous days.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ferguson
ISBN: 9780141017754 0141017759
OCLC Number: 645697812
Description: xi, 450 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Robert Ferguson.

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Takes us on a journey to a misty region inhabited by Hallfred the Troublesome Poet, Harald Bluetooth, Ragnar Hairy-Breeches, Ivar the Boneless and Eyvind the Plagiarist, in which literature, history  Read more...

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Ferguson adds another layer to our perception of our origins in this compelling and often poignant account of a pagan warrior society faced with Christianity on the march * Independent *

 
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