Norsemen in the Viking Age
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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Northmen.,
  • Vikings.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-365) and index.

StatementEric Christiansen.
SeriesPeoples of Europe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL65 .C49 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 378 p. :
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22485775M
ISBN 100631216774

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