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Meet the Vikings

Author: Liz Miles
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2014.
Series: Encounters with the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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What was life really like for the Vikings? How did they interact socially? What medicines did they use? What did they think about the world they lived in, religion and other peoples? Using recreation photography and images of real historical artefacts this book will help readers 'meet' all kinds of Vikings, from the thrall (or slave) to the various craftspeople, farmers and even some viking children playing games.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Miles
ISBN: 9781445132471 1445132478
OCLC Number: 880196014
Target Audience: Key Stage 2.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Into the past --
At the quayside --
a visit to the weapon-smith --
The craft of the jeweller --
The thrall --
life on the farm --
In the bakery --
Watching the weaver --
Questioning the doctor --
Viking games --
Pagans or Christians? --
Travel and trade --
Back to the present.
Series Title: Encounters with the past.
Responsibility: Liz Miles.

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What do you think life for ordinary people was really like in the past and how would they describe their lives?  Read more...

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