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Norse warfare : the unconventional battle strategies of the ancient Vikings

Author: Martina Sprague
Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until the early 1000s, waves of strange and ferocious warriors from the barren northlands swept into Britain and Western Europe. The Vikings fought for personal glory, material wealth and a longing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martina Sprague
ISBN: 9780781811767 0781811767
OCLC Number: 150255882
Description: vi, 369 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Raids on the Christian World --
Ch. 2. Live Hard, Die with Honor --
Ch. 3. Going a-Viking --
Ch. 4. Building the Ship --
Ch. 5. Seamanship and Navigation --
Ch. 6. Weapons and Armor --
Ch. 7. Military Organization and Battlefield Tactics --
Ch. 8. The Viking Elite of Jomsborg --
Ch. 9. The Rus in the Varangian Guard --
Ch. 10. Ragnar Lodbrok and his Sons, c. 750-850 --
Ch. 11. Rollo the Pirate, c. 860-933 --
Ch. 12. Erik Segersall, The Victorious, 945-995 --
Ch. 13. Olaf Trygvason, 963-1000 --
Ch. 14. Knut the Great, 995-1035 --
Ch. 15. Harald Hardrade, Hard-Ruler, 1015-1066.
Responsibility: Martina Sprague.
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