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Everyday life in the Viking age / Jacqueline Simpson ; drawings by Eva Wilson.

Simpson, Jacqueline, (author.). Wilson, Eva, 1925- (illustrator.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 914.8 SIM 5-UP (Text) 34207000093113 JN Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 948 SIM (Text) 37521529758668 AMPL Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 948.022 SIM (Text) 34304000212809 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780880291460
  • ISBN: 088029146X
  • Physical Description: 208 pages (hardcover) : black & white illustrations, maps, photographs ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dorset Press, a division of Marboro Books Corporation, [1987]

Content descriptions

General Note: Reprint. Originally published: London : Batsford, 1967.
Includes index (pages 203-208).
Summary, etc.: In this book Ms Simpson sets out to construct an accurate image of what is known about Viking life. She succeeds remarkably well. Ms Simpson points out that both those who see the Vikings as mere bloodthirsty savages and those who depict them as perfect heroes tend to ignore a great deal of what is known about the Vikings. She then seeks to describe in great detail what life was like, from the construction of farm houses to life in the cities, from warfare to religious rites. On the whole I felt that Ms Simpson's work succeeded in its original mission-- to depict accurately the typical elements of Viking life.
Subject: Vikings.
Philosophy, Viking.
Civilization, Viking.
Viking ships.
Scandinavia > Social conditions.
Scandinavia > Antiquities.

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