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The Anatomy of Denmark: Archaeology and History from the Ice Age to AD 2000

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"The Anatomy of Denmark" is a concise, well illustrated history of the accomplishments and cultural heritage of the people living on what is now Danish territory since the Ice Age. The archeology and history of the earlier period (before AD 1200) is given as much weight as is the more recent past, unlike standard history books which emphasize written texts and more modern ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 14th 2009 by Bristol Classical Press
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Daniel Stewart
Jan 21, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, history
This was a great introduction for a newcomer like myself to some of the major periods and events of Danish history. It was at times repetitive, and the author's love for his home country made you question the accuracy of what you were reading. But who wouldn't want to read a history novel written by an enthusiastic historian? Also, if you aren't too familiar with Danish geography, have a map handy. There are many region and city names thrown at you, which can easily confuse an unprepared reader.
Morten Lustrup
Being a student of archaeology and studying under Klavs, reading this seemed a good idea. But the book is clearly not meant for danish students, already familiar with the country's history.
The acchaelogian part were somewhat educating for me, but not much. I even think i have found one or two mistakes in his writing of the modern part of the country's history. While this might not be a problem for non-danish students, it get's somewhat problematic to read at university level.
Venus
Oct 16, 2012 rated it it was ok
A broad summary of Danish history with little prehistoric coverage. Written with a zeal for Denmark that borders on the comical.
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