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The Genius of: The Vikings By Sonya Newland

The Genius of: The Vikings by Sonya Newland

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Summary

Exploring the major discoveries, inventions, influence and legacies of key periods in history

The Genius of: The Vikings Summary

The Genius of: The Vikings: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Sonya Newland

Which genius ideas and inventions began with the Vikings? What did they develop that we use to this day?

Find out how the Vikings built their longships and set sail from their homeland, forging a path across the sea on raiding and trading expeditions. Discover their brilliant developments in navigation, transport, government and language that have influenced the way we live today.

This book is part of The Genius of series, which looks at the major discoveries, inventions, influences and legacies of key periods of history. Other titles in this series:


The Genius of the Anglo-Saxons
The Genius of the Romans
The Genius of the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age
The Genius of the Ancient Egyptians
The Genius of the Ancient Greeks
The Genius of the Benin Kingdom
The Genius of the Maya

About Sonya Newland

Sonya Newland is an experienced author of children's books. She specialises in geography.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The Vikings
  • 2: The Viking Longship
  • 3: Sails and Keels
  • 4: Compasses
  • 5: Exploration
  • 6: Trade
  • 7: Battle-Axes
  • 8: Shields
  • 9: Law and Democracy
  • 10: Language
  • 11: Skiing
  • 12: Personal Grooming
  • 13: Viking Sagas
  • 14: Glossary
  • 15: Timeline
  • 16: Index and Further Information

Additional information

NGR9781445161143
9781445161143
1445161141
The Genius of: The Vikings: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Sonya Newland
New
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
20200409
32
N/A
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