The Viking World
by James Graham-Campbell.
Revised and updated, this authoritative account of the viking world talks of warriors and accomplished seamen, jewellers, sculptors and poets of great skill and originality: the forts, town sites, ships, burial mounds, carved stones, place names, sagas, art and artifacts they left behind substantiating their legendasry exploits. The text is complemented by a wealth of illustrations, including maps and reconstruction drawings. Photographs, many of them especially commissioned, portay the brilliant products of the Vikings' culture and the beauty and harshness of the natural world they faced.
Paperback, 192pp. 1980/2013 edition