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- Oval Books 2008; US$ 4.99
Soulful sadness A common trait among Swedish people is a deeply felt svĺrmod, a dark melancholy born out of long winters, high taxes, and a sense of being stuck far out on a geo-political and socio-economic limb. They brood a lot over the meaning of life in a self-absorbed sort of way without ever arriving at satisfactory answers. Love... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Contesting Kurdish Identities in Sweden sheds light on the day-to-day strategies of accommodation and resistance that Kurdish youth use in the face exclusive narratives and structures of belonging and citizenship regimes in the Middle-East and Sweden. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history. The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.99
This is the first in a sequence of books which explores the history of The Baltic World and Northern Europe. In this period, Sweden was a major European power, occupying a central position in international politics. Her rise and decline, and the passing of regional hegemony to the new powers of Russia and Prussia, are central features in the book.... more...
- Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 84.00
This collection of ten papers investigates the Norse colonization of the North Atlantic region, starting with Viking expansion in Arctic Norway and ending with a discussion of the longterm implications of medieval Scandinavian exploration of the New World. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 33.95
This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived. Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories. Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00
Presents a treatment of the medieval Swedish kingdom in its formative period, the 12th and 13th centuries. This book gives an overview of Scandinavian research on the subject and an analysis of the aspects of kingship and government. It contains over 40 maps and genealogical tables and places developments in Sweden within their European context. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00
Based on the study of style transmission in medieval ceramics, the author interprets the shared cultural and political history of Slavs and Scandinavians in the years 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
Martyn Whittock argues that without the Viking Wars there would have been no united England in the tenth century, no rise of the Godwin family and their conflict with Edward the Confessor, no Norman connection, no Norman Conquest and no Domesday Book. All of these features of English history were the products, or by-products, of these wars and the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Eighteenth-century Sweden was deeply involved in the process of globalisation: ships leaving Swedens central ports exported bar iron that would drive the Industrial Revolution, whilst arriving ships would bring not only exotic goods and commodities to Swedish consumers, but also new ideas and cultural practices with them. At the same time, Sweden... more...