As a reference book it is very useful and I am happy to have it on my bookshelf.
The maps are clear and well constructed with very nice timelines comparing events around the world with those detailed in the atlas.
Anyone with an interest in Scandinavian history will find this book helpful in establishing a good foundation of basic information.
I own many historical books, but most of them brought from Denmark to Thailand, and thereby mostly written in Danish, and by now living in Thailand I at least ought to own a book... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gert Bo Thorgersen
Both text and maps are interesting, but they could be better correlated in terms of pointing out where places mentioned in the text are located. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Professor Grumpy
This book is full of information. There is no wasted space on a page & it is very colorful. I bought it for my own personal study/interest but have decided to use it when I teach... Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. Alexander
Originally borrowed this from a neighbor, and couldn't put it down. When it came time to return it I knew I had to have my own copyPublished 4 months ago by armandcat
Excellent maps, clear descriptions of living conditions, politics, and motivations.
Interesting discussions about Viking trading and exploration. Read more
I enjoy the book it gave me more knowledge about the Viking world. Its a wonder that a lot of the Viking s made it as far as theydid.Published 6 months ago by catfish
I purchased this book after watching the TV series "The Vikings" .. I found that the series is very accurate to the historical events of that time. Very informative..Published 11 months ago by Carole A Marsico
If you are watching "The Vikings" then this is an ideal guide to have. It tells of the history as well as validates some of the characters on the show, which is relatively... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Angela
Enjoyed the book, well done, illustrations added a lot to the text, full color diagrams, would recommend to anyone wanting to study the Viking Era.Published 16 months ago by tlmoore