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  • The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

    The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

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    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom Holland The 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 when Scandinavian raiders attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne in...
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  • Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North by Ibn Fadlan

    Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North by Ibn Fadlan

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    In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the upper reaches of the Volga River. In his subsequent report on his mission he gave a meticulous and astonishingly objective description of Viking customs,...
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  • How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island by Egill Bjarnason

    How Iceland Changed the World: The Big History of a Small Island by Egill Bjarnason

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    The untold story of how one tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic has shaped the world for centuries. The history of Iceland began 1,200 years ago, when a frustrated Viking captain and his useless navigator ran aground in the middle of the North...
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  • Tour of the Arnhem Battlefields by John Waddy 9780850525717

    Tour of the Arnhem Battlefields by John Waddy 9780850525717

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    Although the Battle of Arnhem was fought over sixty years ago. It still evokes such interest that it would seem to rank with the great victories of Agincourt, Trafalgar, Waterloo and the Battle of Britain, all of which proved to be turning points in the...
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  • The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia by Neil Price 9781842172605

    The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia by Neil Price 9781842172605

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    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet despite the...
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  • Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga by William W. Fitzhugh

    Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga by William W. Fitzhugh

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781560989950Author William W. FitzhughFormat PaperbackPage Count 416Imprint Smithsonian BooksPublisher Smithsonian BooksWeight(grams) 1458g
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  • The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction by Julian D. Richards

    The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction by Julian D. Richards

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    The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, repeatedly plundering the British Isles and the North Atlantic throughout the early Middle Ages. Yet Vikings were also traders, settlers, and farmers, with a complex artistic and linguistic...
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  • How Iceland Changed The World: The Big History of a Small Island by Egill Bjarnason 9780143135883

    How Iceland Changed The World: The Big History of a Small Island by Egill Bjarnason 9780143135883

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780143135883Author Egill BjarnasonFormat PaperbackPage Count 272Imprint Penguin USAPublisher Penguin Putnam IncWeight(grams) 172g
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  • Exploring the World of the Vikings by Richard Hall

    Exploring the World of the Vikings by Richard Hall

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    This authoritative survey of Viking history and culture, now available in paperback, tells the complete story of the Vikings from their origins in Scandinavia during the first millennium ad, through the incredible period of raiding, trading and settling...
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  • The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women by Nancy Marie Brown

    The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women by Nancy Marie Brown

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    In 2017, DNA tests revealed to the collective shock of many scholars that a Viking warrior in a high-status grave in Birka, Sweden, was actually a woman. The Real Valkyrie weaves together archaeology, history and literature to reinvent her life and...
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  • The Cabin in the Mountains: A Norwegian Odyssey by Robert Ferguson 9781789544671

    The Cabin in the Mountains: A Norwegian Odyssey by Robert Ferguson 9781789544671

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    The wooden holiday cabin, or hytte, is a staple of Norwegian life. Robert Ferguson, author of Scandinavians, explores the significance of a national icon in this charming, affectionate history. Turf-roofed and wooden-built, offering fresh air,...
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  • Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland: A Life in Geopolitics by Henrik Meinander

    Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland: A Life in Geopolitics by Henrik Meinander

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    Field marshal and statesman Gustaf Mannerheim (1867-1951) was the most acclaimed and the most hated Finn of the twentieth century. After three decades of loyal and distinguished service in the Russian Tsarist army, he returned to his homeland in 1917 to...
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  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings by Peter Sawyer

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings by Peter Sawyer

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    Were the Vikings, as contemporary description had it, a 'valiant, wrathful, foreign, purely pagan people' who swept in from the sea to plunder and slaughter? Or in the words of a Manx folksong 'ware-wolves keen in hungry quest', who lived and died by the...
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  • The Vikings in Iceland: The History of the Norse Expeditions and Settlements across Iceland by Charles River Editors 9781729843673

    The Vikings in Iceland: The History of the Norse Expeditions and Settlements across Iceland by Charles River Editors 9781729843673

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781729843673Author Charles River EditorsFormat PaperbackPage Count 48Imprint Createspace Independent Publishing PlatformPublisher Createspace Independent...
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  • Histories of the Unexpected: The Vikings by Dr Sam Willis

    Histories of the Unexpected: The Vikings by Dr Sam Willis

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    Histories of the Unexpected not only presents a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the world around us as never before. Traditionally, the Vikings have been understood in a straightforward way - but the period really comes alive if you...
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  • Extreme North: A Cultural History by Bernd Brunner

    Extreme North: A Cultural History by Bernd Brunner

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    People have perennially projected their fantasies onto the North as a frozen no-man's-land full of marauding Vikings or as the unspoiled landscape of a purer, more elemental form of life. Bernd Brunner recovers the encounters of adventurers with its...
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  • Setting Sail: The Vikings Are Coming by Peter Pentz

    Setting Sail: The Vikings Are Coming by Peter Pentz

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9788792596192Author Peter PentzFormat HardbackPage Count 304Imprint Strandberg PublishingPublisher Strandberg Publishing
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  • Laughing Shall I Die: Lives and Deaths of the Great Vikings by Tom Shippey

    Laughing Shall I Die: Lives and Deaths of the Great Vikings by Tom Shippey

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    In this robust new account of the Vikings, Tom Shippey explores their mindset, and in particular their fascination with scenes of heroic death. The book recounts many of the great bravura scenes of Old Norse literature, including the Fall of the House of...
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  • The Secret History of Oxford by Paul Sullivan 9780752499567

    The Secret History of Oxford by Paul Sullivan 9780752499567

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    The Secret History of Oxford offers the reader an off-the-beaten-track tour of the city's landmarks and streets. Filled with hundreds of facts and anecdotes, it reveals the amusing, unlikely and downright wonderful stories hidden beneath the surface...
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  • Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North by Robert Ferguson

    Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North by Robert Ferguson

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    The Scandinavians are regarded as Europe's most tolerant and peace-loving people. So how was it that one of the worst acts of political terror ever witnessed on this continent was committed by a Norwegian - against his fellow countrymen? Scandinavia is...
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  • Old Norse for Modern Times by Ian Stuart Sharpe

    Old Norse for Modern Times by Ian Stuart Sharpe

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781947659865Author Ian Stuart SharpeFormat HardbackPage Count 414Imprint Outland EntertainmentPublisher Outland EntertainmentWeight(grams) 140g
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  • Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown 9781250108593

    Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown 9781250108593

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    In the early 1800's, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory. Norse netsuke, each face individual, each full of quirks, the Lewis Chessmen are probably the most famous chess pieces...
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  • The Sami Peoples of the North: A Social and Cultural History by Neil Kent

    The Sami Peoples of the North: A Social and Cultural History by Neil Kent

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    The first comprehensive history of the Sami people of the Nordic countries and northwestern Russia. There is no single volume which encompasses an integrated social and cultural history of the Sami people from the Nordic countries and northwestern Russia...
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  • Ancient Scandinavia: An Archaeological History from the First Humans to the Vikings by T. Douglas Price 9780190231972

    Ancient Scandinavia: An Archaeological History from the First Humans to the Vikings by T. Douglas Price 9780190231972

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    Although occupied only relatively briefly in the long span of world prehistory, Scandinavia is an extraordinary laboratory for investigating past human societies. The area was essentially unoccupied until the end of the last Ice Age when the melting of...
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  • Viking Age Iceland by Jesse L. Byock

    Viking Age Iceland by Jesse L. Byock

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    Medieval Iceland was unique amongst Western Europe, with no foreign policy, no defence forces, no king, no lords, no peasants and few battles. It should have been a utopia yet its literature is dominated by brutality and killing. The reasons for this,...
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  • A History of the Vikings by Gwyn Jones

    A History of the Vikings by Gwyn Jones

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    An utterly splendid book, quite the most brilliantly written, balanced, and explanative general work on the Vikings ever to appear in English or in any language.' Scandinavian Studies The subject of this book is the Viking realms, Denmark, Sweden, and...
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  • Seawomen of Iceland: Survival on the Edge by Margaret Willson

    Seawomen of Iceland: Survival on the Edge by Margaret Willson

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    Finalist for the 2017 Washington State Book Award in General Nonfiction / History The plaque said this was the winter fishing hut of Thuridur Einarsdottir, one of Iceland's greatest fishing captains, and that she lived from 1777 to 1863. ...
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  • The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces by Caroline Arcini

    The Viking Age: A Time of Many Faces by Caroline Arcini

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    The majority of literature about the Viking period, based on artefacts or written sources, covers battles, kings, chiefs and mercenaries, long distance travel and colonisation, trade, and settlement. Less is said about the life of those that stayed at...
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  • Norway in the Second World War: Politics, Society and Conflict by Emeritus Professor Ole Kristian Grimnes

    Norway in the Second World War: Politics, Society and Conflict by Emeritus Professor Ole Kristian Grimnes

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    Covering political, military, economic and social history, Norway in the Second World War is the most authoritative book on the subject in the English language. This innovative study describes how the Germans conquered Norway in 1940 and the type of...
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  • The Age of the Vikings by Anders Winroth 9780691169293

    The Age of the Vikings by Anders Winroth 9780691169293

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    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships to...
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  • The Vikings by Saebjorg Walaker Nordeide

    The Vikings by Saebjorg Walaker Nordeide

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    This book presents a fresh overview of the Vikings from both conceptual and material perspectives. The prevailing image of a Viking is frequently that of a fierce male, associated with military expansion and a distinctive material culture. In an engaging...
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  • The Vikings: From Odin to Christ by Martyn Whittock 9780745980188

    The Vikings: From Odin to Christ by Martyn Whittock 9780745980188

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    The popular image of the Vikings is of tall red-headed men, raping and pillaging their way around the coast of Europe, stopping only to ransack monasteries and burn longships. But the violent Vikings of the 8th century became the pious Christians of the...
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  • The Age of Social Democracy: Norway and Sweden in the Twentieth Century by Francis Sejersted

    The Age of Social Democracy: Norway and Sweden in the Twentieth Century by Francis Sejersted

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    A history of how Norway and Sweden became the envy of the modern world This is the history of how two countries on the northern edge of Europe built societies in the twentieth century that became objects of inspiration and envy around the world. Francis...
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  • The Vikings and Their Age by Angus A. Somerville

    The Vikings and Their Age by Angus A. Somerville

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    This book, the first in our Companions to Medieval Studies series, is a brief introduction to the history, culture, and religion of the Viking Age and provides an essential foundation for study of the period. The companion begins by defining the Viking...
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  • Chronicles of the Vikings: Records, Memorials and Myths by R.I. Page

    Chronicles of the Vikings: Records, Memorials and Myths by R.I. Page

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780714123417Author R.I. PageFormat PaperbackPage Count 240Imprint British Museum PressPublisher British Museum PressWeight(grams) 380g
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  • The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women by Nancy Marie Brown 9781250200846

    The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women by Nancy Marie Brown 9781250200846

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781250200846Author Nancy Marie BrownFormat HardbackPage Count 336Imprint St. Martin's PressPublisher St. Martin's PressWeight(grams) 155g
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  • Sweden by Jessica Dean 9781641281737

    Sweden by Jessica Dean 9781641281737

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781641281737Author Jessica DeanFormat HardbackPage Count 24Imprint Pogo BooksPublisher Pogo BooksWeight(grams) 227g
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  • Sweden's Dark Soul: The Unravelling of a Utopia by Kajsa Norman

    Sweden's Dark Soul: The Unravelling of a Utopia by Kajsa Norman

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    Reporter Chang Frick grew up dark-haired in a nation of blonds. Ostracised as a child, in adulthood he set out to expose the hypocrisy of Swedish society. When he revealed the cover-up of mass sexual assaults on teen girls at a 2015 music festival, he...
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  • Viking Revaluations: Viking Society Centenary Symposium 14-15 May 1992 by Anthony Faulkes 9780903521284

    Viking Revaluations: Viking Society Centenary Symposium 14-15 May 1992 by Anthony Faulkes 9780903521284

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780903521284Author Anthony FaulkesFormat PaperbackPage Count 224Imprint Viking Society for Northern ResearchPublisher Viking Society for Northern Research
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  • Christian Krohg's Naturalism by Oystein Sjastad 9780295749198

    Christian Krohg's Naturalism by Oystein Sjastad 9780295749198

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780295749198Author Oystein SjastadFormat PaperbackPage Count 272Imprint University of Washington PressPublisher University of Washington PressWeight(grams)...
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