The Fury of the Northmen

The Vikings William Morrow

by James Graham-Campbell and Dafydd Kidd

The Viking World

by James Graham-Campbell
The Vikings are upon us again, and this time with none to echo a prayer as endlessly plausible as it was ever unverifiable: “From the fury of the Northmen, O Lord, deliver us!” For this is a peaceful re-entry, which began as an exhibition in the heart of London, of …


Scott and Amundsen

by Roland Huntford
Roland Huntford has written a book which is at once exciting and sobering, heartening yet troubling. It is exciting to read of two famous marches across Antarctica to the South Pole, sobering to mark the difference between success and failure. It is heartening to rediscover the bravery and resourcefulness of …

The Vikings

Land Under the Pole Star

by Helge Ingstad, translated by Naomi Walford

The Vinland Sagas

translated and with an Introduction by Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Palson
The Vikings and their Western voyages have been more in the news recently than at any time since the eleventh century. The main quickeners of public interest have been the announcement by the Norwegian Helge Ingstad that evidence of Norse occupation around the year 1000 has been found at L’Anse-aux-Meadows, …

International Thriller

The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation

by R.A. Skelton and Thomas E. Marston and George D. Painter, with a Foreward by Alexander O. Vietor


by Farley Mowat
The discovery and publication of The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation is a gratifying event not only to scholars, on the whole an easily gratified tribe, and not only to those who for a variety of praiseworthy reasons must rejoice to see the eastern shore of North America appear …