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- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 30.00
A difficult environment with a harsh Arctic climate has made life for the Finns extremely challenging. But they have overcome more than just their environment. This is the survey of the Finnish geography, history, government, economy, people, and culture. It assists student researchers in investigating this Nordic country. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2011; US$ 12.99
Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go. "Culture Shock!" country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Denmark relates the history of this successful country through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on kings, politicians, officials, explorers, authors, architects, composers, painters, astronomers, educationists, reformers, political parties, social movements,... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.42
Hauptbeschreibung Der typische Finne sitzt am See, gerade aus der Sauna gekommen, greift er als Erstes zum Handy. Vermutlich ruft er aber nur seinen Anrufbeantworter an. Denn er spricht nicht gern. Das kennt man ja schon aus den Filmen von Aki Kaurismäki. Und in denen trinken die Männer auch gern. Am liebsten Bier oder Wodka. Und viel. Dagegen macht... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 165.00
This book describes the struggle for power between two totalitarian dictatorships in the north of Europe and the battle for survival of a small nation caught between them. In the Winter War of 1939-1940 Finland successfully fought off a Soviet invasion. Then, with none to turn to but Germany, it became the only democratic state on the Axis side. Ultimately,... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007; US$ 21.99
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer’s, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. Frommer’s. Your guide to a world of travel experience. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
Part of the "CultureShock!" series, this guide offers travellers who are looking to understand the countries they are visiting: insights into the people and their culture and traditions; advice on adapting into the local environment; and, linguistic help and hints on how to learn the language and do business. more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2011; US$ 23.32
Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf is the story of an accomplished nation and her extraordinary people. Pursuing a "Lone Wolf" policy, Finland raised itself from a struggling war-battered state in 1945 to one of the most developed countries in the world. These remarkable people speak a language unique in its origins and have kept their cultural identity... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
For many non-Danish citizens of the world, Denmark remains an enigma. Too often confused with other Scandinavian countries, this southernmost Nordic nation has been characterized by stereotypes and cliches related to socialism, cradle-to-grave security, football, pornography, Hamlet, pigs, dairy cattle, and beer. This enlightening guide to Danish society,... more...