Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 January 2001

344 Pages | 24 pp colour plates, numerous black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780192854346

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings

Edited by Peter Sawyer

Oxford Illustrated History

  • A new look at the Vikings that goes beyond the view of them as bloodthirsty pirates to reveal their success in commerce and exploration
  • Fresh insights on Viking settlements and civilization culled from the latest archaeological findings
  • Explores the Viking legacy to cultures as far apart as the American Midwest and Nazi Germany
  • Written by a team of leading scholar of worldwide renown