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- Random House 2014; US$ 36.42
The Northmen's Fury tells the Viking story, from the first pinprick raids of the eightth century to the great armies that left their Scandinavian homelands to conquer larger parts of France, Britain and Ireland. It recounts the epic voyages that took them across the Atlantic to the icy fjords of Greenland and to North America over four centuries... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 21.84
As heard on Book of the Week , Radio 4 The whole world wants to learn the secrets of Nordic exceptionalism: why are the Danes the happiest people in the world, despite having the highest taxes? If the Finns really have the best education system, how come they still think all Swedish men are gay? Are the Icelanders really feral? How... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict. Following the model of older European neutrals, Austria and Finland sought... more...
- Atria Books/Marble Arch Press 2014; US$ 16.00
Denmark is the country of the moment. Recently named the happiest nation in the world, it?s the home of The Killing and Noma, the world?s best (and most eccentric) restaurant. We wear their sweaters, watch their thrillers, and covet their cool modern design, but how much do we really know about the Danes themselves? Part reportage, part travelogue,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 92.00
This book explores the impact of the Napoleonic wars on Danish-Norwegian society and accounts for war experiences and the transformation of identities among the popular classes and educated élites alike. 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Covering a time period from the early nineteenth century up until the present and encompassing case studies from Britain, Spain, Poland, and South Africa, as well as from the Nordic countries, contributors to this volume investigate the images that have been presented of the Nordic region in the media in and outside of the Nordic countries, how such... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 90.00
The Left in the 1960s and 1970s has a powerful, almost mythical, place in the history of the 20th century. It was during these decades that the radical Left managed to renew the language of socialism as an alternative to communism and liberalism alike, but also when radicalism often led to extremism and social movements turned into political sects.... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00
This book explores the economic thought of prominent Norwegian legal theorist and politician Torkel Halvorsen Aschehoug (1822-1909) during the last decades of the nineteenth century, focusing on his historical-empirical approach to economics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
With a focus on governmental institutions, this book explores the ways in which EU membership has altered the balance of power among key political actors. The authors discuss cultural adaptation to integration, as well as examining the views of the elite and voters. The transformation in national identity, sovereignty and neutrality are also examined. more...