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The Vikings
US$15.50

Far from being just 'wild, barbaric, axe-wielding pirates', the Vikings created complex social...

The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman

The Far Traveler

Voyages of a Viking Woman

US$2.99

The remarkable story of Gudrid, the female explorer who sailed from Iceland to the New World a...

The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

The Almost Nearly Perfect People

Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

Random House (2014)
US$14.09

The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes. 'Neutral' Sweden is one...

The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2005)
US$7.19

The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, yet they were also traders, settlers,...

The Nordic Model: Scandinavia since 1945

The Nordic Model

Scandinavia since 1945

US$24.95

The political structures of the Scandinavian nations have long stood as models for government and...

Norsemen in the Viking Age
Wiley (2008)
US$30.56

This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies,...

Vikings in History
Routledge (1991)
US$35.95

The second edition of this lively and comprehensive book provides a forceful reassessment of the...

The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

The Almost Nearly Perfect People

Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

Picador (2015)
US$12.60

NAMED THE #1 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, A WITTY, INFORMATIVE, AND...

The Elder Edda: A Book of Viking Lore

The Elder Edda

A Book of Viking Lore

US$15.50

Compiled by an unknown scribe in Iceland around 1270, and based on sources dating back centuries...

Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travellers in the Far North

Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness

Arab Travellers in the Far North

US$18.32

In 922 AD, an Arab envoy from Baghdad named Ibn Fadlan encountered a party of Viking traders on the...