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Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed adventures. These are true stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince... More > Madoc were among the gallant heroes. They beat Columbus to the New World. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Trade Alliance of Welsh, Norse, and Irish Colonies in 1261. These Colonies exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, whale oil, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret sent Henry Sinclair and the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Vital commerce resumed in 1398. In 1588, Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to Norumbega on the East Coast. The author found the Viking America Map. It reveals that English Franciscans mapped the entire Eastern Seaboard before Columbus sailed.< 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
Vikings in America: America Before Columbus By R. M. Ballantyne
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Vikings in America: America Before Columbus by R.M. Ballantyne. The Norse colonization of the Americas began as early as the 10th century, when Norse sailors (usually referred to as Vikings) explored... More > and settled areas of the North Atlantic, including the northeastern fringes of North America. While the Norse colony in Greenland lasted for almost 500 years, the continental North American settlements were small and did not develop into permanent colonies. While voyages, for example to fetch timber, are likely to have occurred for some time, there is no evidence of enduring Norse settlements on mainland North America.< Less
Green Skies By Andrew Oberg & Eric Uhlich
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Rampant climate change. Unchecked and self-serving authorities. Clinging to imported traditions. Thriving but hostile indigenous tribes. Racism. Starvation. Murder. It is Western Settlement,... More > Greenland, late fifteenth century, and the Norse colony there is plagued by all these problems and many more. Green Skies tells their tale through the eyes of a young farmer named Bjorn Thorsson. Season after season, from midnight sun to polar night, the colonists' hardships mount until the settlement’s very survival is in question. Will the Norse be able to limp their way through another harsh winter? Or will the Inuit finally push them over the brink? Will Bjorn be able to find peace in his eerily modern medieval world? Or will he succumb to the despair that haunts his neighbors and afflicts his nation? Green Skies is a story of the struggle we all face to survive in a changing world––physically, certainly, but much more so psychologically.< Less
Green Skies By Andrew Oberg & Eric Uhlich
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Rampant climate change. Unchecked and self-serving authorities. Clinging to imported traditions. Thriving but hostile indigenous tribes. Racism. Starvation. Murder. It is Western Settlement,... More > Greenland, late fifteenth century, and the Norse colony there is plagued by all these problems and many more. Green Skies tells their tale through the eyes of a young farmer named Bjorn Thorsson. Season after season, from midnight sun to polar night, the colonists' hardships mount until the settlement’s very survival is in question. Will the Norse be able to limp their way through another harsh winter? Or will the Inuit finally push them over the brink? Will Bjorn be able to find peace in his eerily modern medieval world? Or will he succumb to the despair that haunts his neighbors and afflicts his nation? Green Skies is a story of the struggle we all face to survive in a changing world––physically, certainly, but much more so psychologically.< Less
Erik, Carver of Greenland By Alice Lockmiller
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A brave group of Norse Vikings founded a colony on Greenland in the tenth century. After almost four hundred years the settlement is struggling to survive. Erik is a thirteen year old carver whose... More > life is about to change. Can he trust an old story and a set of runes? Does he have the courage to follow a dream?< Less
Erik, Carver of Greenland By Alice Lockmiller
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A brave group of Norse Vikings founded a colony on Greenland in the tenth century. After almost four hundred years the settlement is struggling to survive. Erik is a thirteen year old carver whose... More > life is about to change. Can he trust an old story and a set of runes? Does he have the courage to follow a dream?< Less
Erik, Carver Of Greenland By Alice Lockmiller
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A brave group of Norse Vikings founded a colony on Greenland in the tenth century. After almost four hundred years the settlement is struggling to survive. Erik is a thirteen year old carver whose... More > life is about to change. Can he trust an old story and a set of runes? Does he have the courage to follow a dream?< Less
American Discovery: World Heritage By Gunnar Thompson
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The True Story of America’s Multiethnic Heritage of Discovery is presented for general adult readers. Action-packed, detective-style narratives feature women in history, the First People... More > (Indians), Egyptians, Romans, Japanese, Chinese, Welsh, Irish, Norse, Greek, African, Jewish, Hindu, and Muslim seafarers. They all discovered America before Columbus. The latest research includes: Greek slaves worked Minoan Mines in Lake Superior; Nubian overlords brought Egyptian agriculture to Mexico; the early Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan was a trading center serving Roman, Chinese, Hindu, and Persian merchants; Horse Tribes fleeing Genghis Khan brought Asian horses to the Great Plains. Marco Polo was a “witness to history.” He sailed with Chinese explorers who mapped the West Coast. He returned to Venice in 1295 with maps and the latest Chinese guns. The book is packed with authentic maps, artifacts, and ships.< Less
Greatest Works of H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain, She, Cleopatra, The World's Desire, Eric Brighteyes, Nada the Lily, Montezuma's Daughter, The People of the Mist, The Brethren, Ayesha: The Return of She & She and Allan By H. Rider Haggard
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856–1925) was an English writer of exotic adventure novels set in locations like Africa, and a founder of the Lost World genre. He was born into a Jewish family. His... More > enlightened victorian stories, continue to be popular and influential. The Lost World genre influenced popular American pulp writers such as Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, and Abraham Merritt; and Allan Quatermain, was a template for the character Indiana Jones, featuring in various films. This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: King Solomon's Mines (1885), Allan Quatermain (1887), She (1887), Cleopatra (1889), The World's Desire (1890), Eric Brighteyes (1891), Nada the Lily (1892), Montezuma's Daughter (1893), The People of the Mist (1894), The Brethren (1904), Ayesha: The Return of She (1905) & She and Allan (1921).< Less

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