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A Brief History of the Vikings
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jonathan Clements
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'From the Fury of the Northmen deliver us, O Lord.' Between the eighth and eleventh centuries, the Vikings surged from their Scandinavian homeland to trade, raid and invade along the coasts of Europe. Their influence and expeditions extended from Newfoundland to Baghdad, their battles were as far-flung as Africa and
The Vikings
Language: en
Pages: 62
Authors: University Press
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-21 - Publisher: Independently Published

University Press returns with another short and captivating book - a brief history of the Vikings. The Vikings were those Norse people from southern Scandinavia who, from the late 8th to the late 11th centuries, raided, traded, explored, or settled their way across wide areas of Europe and even distant
A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Tom Bowling
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From Stevenson's Treasure Island to Pirates of the Caribbean, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and Illyrians terrorised traders in the Mediterranean, while the Barbary pirates of North
A Brief History of Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Richard Killeen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-19 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From the dawn of history to the decline of the Celtic Tiger - how Ireland has been shaped over the centuries. Ireland has been shaped by many things over the centuries: geography, war, the fight for liberty. A Brief History of Ireland is the perfect introduction to this exceptional place,
A Brief History of the Knights Templar
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Helen Nicholson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Much has been written about the Knights Templar in recent years. A leading specialist in the history of this legendary medieval order now writes a full account of the Knights of the Order of the Temple of Solomon, to give them their full title, bringing the latest findings to a