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Author Holman, Katherine.
Title The Northern Conquest : Vikings in Britain and Ireland.
Imprint Luton : Andrews UK, 2007.

Author Holman, Katherine.
Subject Vikings -- Great Britain.
Vikings -- Ireland.
Civilization, Viking -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- Scandinavian influences.
Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Title Page; Publisher Information; Introduction; The Northern Conquest; Uncovering The Viking Past; Suggested Further Reading; Raiders from the North; Further Reading; Colonists; Further Reading; Viking kings; Further Reading; Pagan Meets Christian; Further Reading; Photographs; Scandinavian Society; Further Reading; After The Norman Conquest; Further Reading; Legacy of the Vikings; Selected Bibliography; Key Dates; End Matter; Also Available.
Summary Most historical accounts examine the Viking Age in one part rather than the whole region of the British Isles and Ireland. Very few pay attention to the continued contact between England and Scandinavia in the post-Norman Conquest period. This book aims to offer an alternative approach by presenting a history of the Viking Age which considers the whole area up to and beyond the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vikings have been traditionally portrayed as brutal barbarians who sailed to Britain ...
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 9781908493538 (electronic bk.)
1908493534 (electronic bk.)
9781908493521 (electronic bk.)
1908493526 (electronic bk.)
1904955347
9781904955344
OCLC # 793996855
Additional Format Print version: Holman, Katherine. Northern Conquest : Vikings in Britain and Ireland. Luton : Andrews UK, 2007 9781904955344



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