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The Viking World

The Viking World by James Graham-Campbell For 300 years, from the ninth to the eleventh centuries, the power of the Vikings dominated Western Europe. Their voyaging extended westwards to America and as far south as the Mediterranean and North Africa. This is a revised and updated edition of James Graham-Campbell’s authoritative account of the Viking…

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Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga

  Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga  by William Fitzhugh This book is supported by Smithsonian Books and the National Museum of Natural History. Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga celebrates and explores the Viking saga from the combined perspective of history, archaeology, oral tradition, literature, and natural science. Sku 51238 Description 400 pages Product Options #OptionPriceSales Tax 1North…

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The Runestone “Them Boys Was Here Alright!”

The Runestone “Them boys was here alright!” by Ralph A. Mayer The Kensington Runestone has been a subject of controversy for over a hundred years. Ralph Mayer presents an imaginative scenario of one of the many events that possibly could have occurred a century and a half before Colombus. The author quotes Edward Ohman, the…

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Oxford Illustrations. History of Vikings

Oxford Illustrations. History of Vikings by Peter Sawyer Were the Vikings, as contemporary description had it, a ‘valiant, wrathful, foreign, purely pagan people – or were they unusually successful merchants, extortionists, and pioneer explorers? This book, by leading international scholars, considers the latest research and presents a compelling picture of the Vikings and their age.…

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The Kensington Runestone – Alice Beck Kehoe

  The Kensington Runestone: Approaching a Research Question Holistically By: Alice Beck Kehoe An excellent pedagogy for critical thinking! In 1898, a farmer in northwestern Minnesota unearthed a large stone engraved with what appeared to be Norse runes carved in 1362. Could medieval Scandinavians have penetrated deep into mainland North America over a century before Columbus…

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Kensington Runestone is Genuine

  The Kensington Runestone is Genuine by Robert A. Hall Jr. This book evaluates both sides of the arguments for and against the genuineness of the inscription on the well-known runestone discovered in Kensington, Minnesota in 1898. Sku 5088 Description Runestone is Genuine Product Options #OptionPriceSales Tax 1Runestone is Genuine$14.95Band 1 Additional Options There is a…

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The Last Kings of Norse America

The Last Kings of Norse America – Runestone Keys to a Lost Empire By Robert G. Johnson & Janey Westin “Epic in scope, insightful, imaginative, venturesome, and provocative – if this groundbreaking book about the Norse in America before Colombus does not cause a paradigm shift in your thinking, you need to check your pulse.”…

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Old Rail Fence Corners: Frontier Tales Told By Minnesota Pioneers

                    Old Rail Fence Corners: Frontier Tales Told By Minnesota Pioneers By: Lucy L. Morris Personal stories of hardship and happiness told by 154 early Minnesota settlers re-create everyday frontier life from the 1840s to the 1860s. This remarkable collection of reminiscences was first published by the…

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