The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings
By (author) John Haywood
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Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings by John Haywood
Book DescriptionViking 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140513288
(249mm x 181mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - John Haywood
John Haywood is the author of a number of books, including The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings and The Historial Atlas of the Celtic World (Thames & Hudson). He lives in Lancaster.
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