Histories of the Unexpected: The Vikings

Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Atlantic Books

Published: 07-11-2019


In this new series of short books under the Histories of the Unexpected brand, Sam Willis and James Daybell take on some of greatest historical subjects but in an entirely unexpected way.

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Histories of the Unexpected not only presents a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the world around us as never before.Traditionally, the Vikings have been understood in a straightforward way – but the period really comes alive if you take an unexpected approach to its history. Yes, ships, raiding and trade have a fascinating history… but so too do hair, break-ins, toys, teeth, mischief, luck and silk!Each of these subjects is equally fascinating in its own right, and each sheds new light on the traditional subjects and themes that we think we know so well.

Additional information

Weight 0.304 kg
Dimensions 10 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 192