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Viking empires

Author: Angelo Forte; Richard D Oram; Frederik Pederson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
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Viking Empires, first published in 2005, is a definitive history of the Viking World and the first study of the global implications of its expansion, integration, and reorientation. From the first  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angelo Forte; Richard D Oram; Frederik Pederson
ISBN: 0521829925 9780521829922 0521536774 9780521536776
OCLC Number: 645270797
Description: 447 p
Contents: 1. Viking raiders, Scandinavian Kingdoms and the wider world; 2. The Beginnings; 3. First contact: England and the continent; 4. Ireland and Scotland; 5. A Water World; 6. Conquest and integration, c. 950-1260; 7. The second Viking age in England, c. 970-1066; 8. The Irish Sea; 9. Scotland and the Vikings; 10. Orkney and Shetland; 11. Crossing the North Atlantic; 12. Sailing the North Atlantic; 13. Scandinavia and European integration: reform and rebirth; 14. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Angelo Forte, Richard Oram, Frederik Pederson.
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'... this bold new history of the Vikings.' Scotland on Sunday 'The evocative 'empires' of this book's title draws attention to the Scandinavians' exceptional range of operations and should raise Read more...

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