+612 9045 4394
 
CHECKOUT
The Vikings in History - F. Donald Logan

The Vikings in History

Paperback

Published: 1st November 2005
Ships: 7 to 10 business days
7 to 10 business days
$89.90
or 4 easy payments of $22.48 with Learn more

Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history.


The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their transformation from raiders to settlers. Focusing on the period from 800-1050, it studies the Vikings across the world, from Denmark and Sweden right across to the British Isles, the North Atlantic and the New World.

This edition includes:


  • a new epilogue explaining the aims of the book

  • updated further reading sections

  • maps and photographs.

By taking this new archaeological and primary research into account, the author provides a vital text for history students and researchers of this fascinating people.

List of maps, figures and tablesp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Preface to the first editionp. xi
Preface to the second editionp. xiii
Preface to the third editionp. xv
The Vikings on the evep. 1
The first raids on the British Isles and their aftermathp. 21
Across the North Atlanticp. 43
The Vikings and the New Worldp. 66
The Danes in the southp. 97
The Danes in Englandp. 121
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415327565
ISBN-10: 0415327563
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st November 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition