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The Real Vikings: Craftsman, Traders, and Fiercesome Raiders

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Most people think of Vikings as fierce and merciless, but is that the whole truth? This beautifully illustrated book now tells the rest of their story, revealing the full range of Viking life and culture. The Bergers present the Vikings' notable accomplishments as skilled craftsmen, hard-working farmers, prosperous merchants, explorers of faraway lands--and as firm believers in personal independence and democracy. (And they didn't even wear those funny horned hats!) Readers examine the magnificent sailing ships that enabled the Vikings to rule the seas for more than 300 years, and learn how they traveled throughout Europe, into Russia, to North America, and even to the Middle East, changing the face and civilizations of much of the world. A vivid look at exciting times--and a great resource for school reports!

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This beautifully illustrated book reveals the full range of Viking life and culture and their notable accomplishments as skilled craftsmen, hardworking farmers, prosperous merchants, and explorers. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792251323
Author:
Tunstall, Jo
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Author:
Berger, Melvin
Author:
Berger, Gilda
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
History - Medieval
Subject:
Vikings
Subject:
Northmen
Subject:
Civilization, Viking.
Subject:
Children s All Ages - History - General History
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Subject:
Vikings -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
107-350
Publication Date:
October 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
60 + PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRAT
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.58x9.30x.36 in. .96 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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