The Vikings

· The History Press
Ebook
320
Pages
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About this ebook

The Vikings hold a particular place in the history of the West, both symbolically and in the significant impact they had on Northern Europe. Magnus Magnusson's indispensable study of this great period presents a rounded and fascinating picture of a people who, in modern eyes, would seem to embody striking contradictions. They were undoubtedly pillagers, raiders and terrifying warriors, but they were also great pioneers, artists and traders - a dynamic people, whose skill and daring in their exploration of the world has left an indelible impression a thousand years on.

About the author

Magnus Magnusson, the well-known television broadcaster, was closely associated with history and archaeology throughout his career. He wrote and presented many historical documentaries for television and radio.

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