By T. Douglas Price
In this booklet, exclusive archaeologist T. Douglas fee presents a heritage of Scandinavia from the arriving of the 1st people to the tip of the Viking interval, ca. advert 1050. the 1st ebook of its style in English in lots of years, old Scandinavia positive aspects overviews of every prehistoric epoch by way of illustrative examples from the region's wealthy archaeology. An engrossing and accomplished photograph of switch around the millennia emerges, exhibiting how human society developed from small bands of hunter-gatherers to massive farming groups to the advanced warrior cultures of the Bronze and Iron a long time, cultures which culminated within the awesome upward thrust of the Vikings on the finish of the prehistoric interval. the cloth proof of those prior societies--arrowheads from reindeer hunts, megalithic tombs, rock paintings, fantastically wrought weaponry, Viking warships--give brilliant testimony to the traditional peoples of Scandinavia and to their wide contacts with the distant cultures of the Arctic Circle, Western Europe, and the Mediterranean
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