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The sea wolves : a history of the Vikings

Author: Lars Brownworth
Publisher: United Kingdom : Crux Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author presents the history of the Viking world, including their explorations and established trading networks, as well as the Viking figures of Leif the Lucky, Ragnar Lodbrok, Eric Bloodaxe and Harald Hardrada.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lars Brownworth
ISBN: 9781909979123 1909979120
OCLC Number: 915160450
Description: xx, 269 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: A who's who of the Viking world --
Places --
Maps --
Introduction: The hammer of the North --
Prologue: The Viking dawn --
The raiders. The Vikings at home ; Charlemagne's tears ; Ragnar Lothbrok ; Thorgils the Devil ; The Great Heathen Army ; England under siege ; The last king of England ; A Viking kingdom in the Irish Sea ; The Battle of Clontarf ; Rollo the Walker --
The explorers. Vikings on the Riviera ; The frontier republic ; The Western isles ; Vinland --
The traders. Rurik the Rus ; Miklagård ; The pull of Byzantium ; From Rus to Russian --
The homelands. Viking kings ; Harald Bluetooth ; The lure of English silver ; The Emperor of the North ; The end of an age ; The Viking legacy.
Other Titles: History of the Vikings
Responsibility: Lars Brownworth.

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The author presents the history of the Viking world, including their explorations and established trading networks, as well as the Viking figures of Leif the Lucky, Ragnar Lodbrok, Eric Bloodaxe and Harald Hardrada.

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