Book cover of River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads by Cat Jarman
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River Kings: A New History of the Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads

Follow an epic story of the Viking Age that traces the historical trail of an ancient piece of jewelry found in a Viking grave in England to its origins thousands of miles east in India.

An acclaimed bioarchaeologist, Catrine Jarman has used cutting-edge forensic techniques to spark her investigation into the history of the Vikings who came to rest in British soil. By examining teeth that are now over one thousand years old, she can determine childhood diet—and thereby where a person was likely born. […Learn More]