Vikings

Vikings

# 026980

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Item #: 026980
ISBN: 9781472813213
Grades: 7-AD

Product Description:

Bridging the gap between “textbook” and “nonfiction reader”, this in-depth guide to the Vikings is sure to appeal to older readers with significant interest in the subject. The book is divided into four primary sections: “Vikings at Home”, “The Viking Hersir (Warrior)”, “Vikings in Battle”, and “The Viking Longship”. Each section begins with a general introduction before delving into the more detailed aspects of each. Overall, this is probably the closest book to a full “course” on the Vikings, and could readily be turned into a supplemental history unit with some careful preparation. Though the author does occasionally become bogged down in the more technical aspects, there’s enough here to appeal to a variety of students interested in the subject! 212 pages, hardcover.

Publisher Description:

The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. They made history, establishing the dukedom of Normandy, providing the Byzantine Emperors' bodyguard and landing on the shores of America 500 years before Columbus. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs and original Osprey artwork, this book presents a new window into their way of life including detailed studies of the Hersir, the raiding warrior of the Viking world, and the legendary Viking longship.

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
7
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9781472813213
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
Osprey Publishing
Weight
1.5 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.75" x 7.88" x 0.75"
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My daughter expressed an interest in Viking history. Hopefully, this will make a good textbook.
Kimberly K on Aug 21, 2017
My daughter expressed an interest in Viking history. Hopefully, this will make a good textbook.
Kimberly K on Aug 21, 2017
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