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VIKING HISTORY By SC Benham
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This historical book takes a look at the incredible Vikings and gives an accurate summary of their daily lives, their mentality, their beliefs, the wars and adventures they engaged in. The history of... More > Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Sweden, Denmark, England, Britain and Eastern Europe, Southern Europe and more is therefore all covered in summarized fashion. Easy to read for history beginners and history buffs alike. The Vikings changed history forever and our world would be totally different than it is today, if they hadn't engaged so many different countries, cultures and peoples!< Less
Viking Tales By Jennie Hall
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Stories of the Vikings, first in Norway, and then, as they sail west over the seas, in Iceland, Greenland, and the shores of North America.
The Viking and The Mayflower By K. G. Keough-Huff
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A family history told through letters, documents, and memories.
Viking Tales By Jeanie Hall
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A sparkling account of Viking adventures, culture, and religious beliefs, which is focused around the story of Harald Fairhair, first king of Norway (c. 850 - c. 932), but also draws upon the Sagas... More > and other sources to produce a highly satisfying-and entertaining-view of Viking life. The first section tells of Harald's wild youth and the power struggle which led to the unification of Norway and his ascension to the throne-an event which sparked off a renewed wave of Viking invasions as dissidents left Norway to create new settlements in France, Greenland, Iceland, and elsewhere. The second section tells the fascinating stories of Eric the Red and Leif Ericsson, and their adventures in "Wineland" in North America. Along the way, the narration reveals many details of Viking culture, religion, and lifestyles, including their approach to war, peace, women, societal organization, life after death, and much more. Finally, it ends with a Norse pronunciation guide and suggestions for deeper reading.< Less
Viking Tales By Jennie Hall
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Skald’s at one time were the one that passed down the ancient stories among the Viking clans, trusting these famed story tellers to pass down the wisdom of past generations down to young and... More > old alike. Within these pages are some of those stories told by the Icelandic skald’s. Stories of their ancient heroes and the eventual journey west which brought them to their new volcanic and cold homes of Iceland.< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince Madoc were among those who... More > reached the New World ahead of Columbus. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Alliance of colonies that exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret stepped in, sending the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to the Colonial-Indian Territory of Norumbega. Gunnar Thompson found the Viking America Map. This authentic Venetian Map shows entire Eastern Seaboard in 1360. The book features women heroes; it is designed for easy adult reading; and it contains a full spectrum of entertaining and illuminating illustrations.< Less
Space Viking By H. Beam Piper
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When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while... More > hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga! 9th Volume in the Terro-Human Future History Series.< Less
Space Viking By H. Beam Piper
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When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while... More > hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga! 9th Volume in the Terro-Human Future History Series.< Less
The Viking Blood By Frederick William Wallace
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This book is a fictional depiction of the comming of age of a Scots boy sent to sea at the age of 13. For those familiar with the work of George MacDonald, a writer of fiction for young people in the... More > later half of the 19th century, the theme of this book will seem familiar. The greatest departure from MacDonald is the vividness and authenticity of the descriptions of life at sea on various types of sailing ships. This should not be surprising as Wallace apparently is writing from personal experience. This surmise is based on the extent of his non fiction work listed in the present bibliography. There are two transits of Cape Horn and many coasting and fishing voyages depicted that bring our young protaganist from the age of 13 to 21. One never knows till the very end whether the protagonist will survive. In this story one expects that Donald McKenzie will survive. This expectation does not lessen the suspense as to how he will survive each desperate situation.< Less
The Viking Blood By Frederick William Wallace
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Bonny Janet McKinnon - good-hearted, healthy, quick-witted, and a pretty figure of a lass, though rather proud and vain-followed the baillie in his steps up the social ladder, and while a domestic in... More > the future Lord Provost's house, met handsome, rollicking Alec McKenzie, chief officer of the Sutton Liner Ansonia in the New York trade. ...With a chief engineer who loved her wonderful old compound engines and who was willing to drive them, McKenzie commenced clipping down the Ansonia's runs until one day she raced into Boston harbor an hour ahead of her best record twelve years before, and two days ahead of a rival company's crack ship, which had left Glasgow at the same time.< Less

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