The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF)


  • Paperback
  • 144
  • The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings
  • John Haywood
  • English
  • 15 July 2020
  • 9780140513288

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review The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB St 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 merchan. I d like and larger maps and less and smaller pictures of say swords and suchIt doesn t suck but when there are 12 pages or so in a row with no maps I m disappointed Lisa Star and the Solstice Academy row with no maps I m disappointed

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review The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Viking 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 than ju. The historical atlas is a wonderful hybrid of a book It unites history and geography and provides great visual representations of architecture museum items landscapes artwork and people It comes in sizes ranging from coffee table tome to pocket size and travel friendly It s subject matter can range from a time period to a region or country or a historical period This is a good addition to Penguin Books many titles in this genreThis book covers the age of Viking exploration piracy warfare settlement and bloody mercenary service those fun years from AD 1 to 1500 in this telling Author John Haywood provides a tight narrative nugget for each of his topics while the accompanying map shows where the action is taking place The varied illustrations provide detail and context His intent is he writes to highlight some of the major controversies and issues in the Viking age rather than provide a comprehensive introduction to the subjectHe states that the work also reflects my own unease at the extent to which the importance of violence in the Viking age has been played down in many recent studies of the period He adds The Vikings could be a pretty rough crew when it suited them and it suited many of them very often in the period c 800 1100It is a long and complex tale he unspools in chronological fashion In all fairness he does note that the Vikings were brave faced many hardships and lost many of their warrior behaviors over timeThis volume while not pocket sized is easily portable in its roughly 7 x 10 inch size That makes for easy reading and studying the maps It would be a handy travel companion on a tour or cruise of the British Isles North Sea and Baltic Even it tracks the Viking movement through Russia to the Black and Baltic Seas something for travelers heading in that direction The book also makes for good armchair travel as wellIn addition to the aforementioned graphics Haywood includes lists of the seuence of rulers in different Viking spheres from 800 to 1100 a selected bibliography for additional reading and a detailed index This is certainly worth a read either as a change of pace or as a useful starting reference to the period

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review The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ts 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 Ameri. Great maps easy to understand topics Simplifies the Viking age great to read in complimentary with other Viking history books for reference


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    read & download å eBook or Kindle ePUB Þ John Haywood John Haywood Þ 3 read The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) As a basic history book this probably merits 4 As a historical atlas though I give it 3There are some fundamental problems with this book for example on pp 30 31 the text refers to events that are best understood using the map on p

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) A great book with tons of well presented information and very pretty maps

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) The historical atlas is a wonderful hybrid of a book It unites history and geography and provides great visual representations of architecture museum items landscapes artwork and people It comes in sizes ranging fr

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) read & download å eBook or Kindle ePUB Þ John Haywood Superficial treatment of the subject as one would expect from such a short book but what is there is concise clear and seems to collect data from other references in one place However the important information is N

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    John Haywood Þ 3 read The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) Great summary of viking history and detailed accounts of various topics related to them such as lands they conuered what their towns may have looked like and how they livedGreat for anyone with an interest in vikings and no

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    free download The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) I'd like and larger maps and less and smaller pictures of say swords and suchIt doesn't suck but when there are 12 pages or so in a row with no maps I'm disappointed

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) Very informative and has expanded my knowledge of Norse history

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) John Haywood Þ 3 read read & download å eBook or Kindle ePUB Þ John Haywood I did the Voyage of the Viking cruise this summer and got this book which had a very detailed description of the vikings

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) Great maps easy to understand topics Simplifies the Viking age great to read in complimentary with other Viking history books for reference

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    The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (PDF) Memphis has a festival called MEMPHIS IN MAY during which a different foreign country is honored each year This year the honored country is Sweden When I went to the library a few weeks ago there was a special display of books broadly associated with the honored country This book happened to catch my eye as a part of that display I guess I ju

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