Run The Storm: A Savage Hurricane, A Brave Crew, And The Wreck Of The Ss El Faro

In the bestselling tradition of The Perfect Storm and The Finest Hours, “an exquisitely written and dramatic book…a literary page-turner” (Doug Stanton, #1 New...

Norse Mythology Scandinavian History, Legends, Gods, and Goddesses

How did the ancient Vikings live? What was their society like? This and many other questions about history and mythology will be answered in this brief guide. For example, an...

Norse Mythology The Ancient History and Folklore of Scandinavia

This is a 2-book combo, which has the following titles:  Book 1: Scandinavians of the ancient world had many gods and goddesses they worshiped. Are you curious about which ones...

The Sensational Past How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch—as they were celebrated during the Enlightenment and as they are perceived today. Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano...

Valkyrie The Women of the Viking World

Valkyries: the female supernatural beings that choose who dies and who lives on the battlefield. They protect some, but guide spears, arrows, and sword blades into the bodies of...

Anglo-Saxon Settlement of England, The: The History and Legacy of the Anglo-Saxons at the Start of the Middle Ages

Shortly after Emperor Hadrian came to power in the early 2nd century CE, he decided to seal off Scotland from Roman Britain with an ambitious wall stretching from sea to sea. To...

Anglo-Saxon England Before the Norman Conquest: The History and Legacy of the Anglo-Saxons during the Early Middle Ages

Shortly after Emperor Hadrian came to power in the early 2nd century CE, he decided to seal off Scotland from Roman Britain with an ambitious wall stretching from sea to sea. To...

Republic of Finland, The: The History of Finland as an Independent Nation

Finland is a Nordic country today bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia. Its population of 5.5 million are mainly concentrated towards the southern end of the country, notably in...

Ancient Greeks’ Diet, The: The History of Eating and Drinking in Greece

The need to eat and drink is a biological necessity for everyone, but along with that, food and drink are often at the very center of social life. This was no different in...

Moors of the Maghreb, The: The History of the Muslims in North Africa during the Middle Ages

The term Moor is a historical rather than an ethnic name. It is an invention of European Christians for the Islamic inhabitants of Maghreb (North Africa), Andalusia (Spain),...

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