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Viking Age - Kristen Wolf
Call Number: 948 WOL
ISBN: 9781454909064
Publication Date: 2013-11-05
Though infamous for their pirating and raiding, active Vikings were actually only a tiny fraction of the total Scandinavian population during the so-called Viking Age. This exploration of their culture goes beyond the myths into the prosaic realities and intimate details of family life; their attitude toward the more vulnerable members of society; their famed longships and extensive travels; and the role they played in the greater community. In addition to images and maps, a timeline lays out Viking history.

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The Vikings - Don Nardo
Call Number: 948 NAR
ISBN: 9781420503166
Publication Date: 2010-09-10
Each book in the comprehensive World History series offers a clearly written and visually enhanced overview of an important historical event or period. The series is designed both to acquaint readers with the basics of history and to make them aware that their lives and their own historical era are an intimate part of the ongoing human saga.

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Life of the Ancient Vikings - Hazel Richardson
Call Number: 948.22 RIC
ISBN: 9780778720744
Publication Date: 2005-03-15
Known for their courage on the battlefield and as masters of the sea, the Vikings spread out from their native Scandinavia to Greenland, North Africa, parts of Central Asia, and even Canada. Despite the fact that their heyday was short-lived, the Vikings left behind fragments of a culture that still fascinate children and adults alike. This exciting new book shows children what Viking life was really like.

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Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings - John Haywood
Call Number: 948.022 HAY
ISBN: 9780140513288
Publication Date: 1995
Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of ninth-century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of peasants and rulers alike for two centuries. But the Vikings were more than just marine warriors and this atlas shows their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers, settlers and mercenaries. With over sixty full colour maps, it follows the tracks of the Viking merchants who travelled deep into Russia, of Viking mercenaries who served in the emperor's bodyguard at Constantinople, and Viking mariners who sailed beyond the edge of the known world to North America.

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Vikings - Dale Brown (Editor)
Call Number: 948.02 VIK
ISBN: 9780809498956
Publication Date: 1999

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The Viking World - Philip Steele
Call Number: 948.022 STE
ISBN: 9781859676851
Publication Date: 1998
Steele describes the Viking way of life, inc luding the longships they sailed in, the distant lands they voyaged to, the wars they waged, their sculptures and jewell ery, and their gods. A variety of practical projects allow y ou to bring the past alive. '


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