Vikings is a concise history of the Vikings by Allen Mawer.
The volume presents a historical account of Scandinavian civilisation during the Viking period, taking the term 'Viking' to refer to the wider culture from which the raiding parties emerged.
Vikings includes the following chapters:
Causes of the Viking movement
The Viking movement down to the middle of the 9th century
The Vikings in England to the death of Harthacnut
The Vikings in the Frankish Empire to the founding of Normandy (911)
The Vikings in Ireland to the battle of Clontarf (1014)
The Vikings in the Orkneys, Scotland, the Western Islands and Man
The Vikings in Baltic lands and Russia
Scandinavian influence in the Orkneys, Shetlands, the Western Islands and Man
Scandinavian influence in Ireland
Scandinavian influence in England
Scandinavian influence in the Empire and Iceland.
Originally published during the early part of the twentieth century, as part of the Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature. The book in the series were designed to provide concise introductions to a broad range of topics. They were written by experts for the general reader and combined a comprehensive approach to knowledge with an emphasis on accessibility.
Vikings was first published in 1913. Read by Kevin Johnson, running time 3 hours, 59 min.
Allen Mawer (1879 - 1942). Sir Allen Mawer was a British Professor of English Language and Literature.