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Episode 71: How Vikings Changed the World

Guest: Arthur Herman, author of THE VIKING HEART: How Scandinavians Conquered the  World

Book cover of the Viking Heart

How the Vikings and their Scandanavian descendants transformed world history. They made their way around the world, traveling to Rome, Russia, and Baghdad. Here in the New World, they even helped shape the American Dream.

Arthur Herman
Host historians Chris Anderson and Rick Beyer welcome Arthur Herman, author of “The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World.” His book tells the story of the Vikings through fables, archaeological investigation, and thrilling historical narration.

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