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- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
The information-packed volumes in this series provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture. Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery, and maps reflect current political boundaries. Written by the most experienced professors teaching world regional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95
Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field, and the most comprehensive book of its kind ever attempted. 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00
Prepared in tribute to Barbara E Crawford, this work covers the subject of Viking expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic. It features 30 papers that are arranged in four groups including: History, Cultural Contacts; The Church, and the Cult of Sain. more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
In this book Ove Korsgaard, the well-known scholar of democracy, examines how the concept people has changed throughout Danish history. Interpretations and uses of this notion have had dramatic influence on the building of the Danish society. The struggle of the people is the struggle for power in society. Until The Age of Enlightenment the concept... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 48.74
Hauptbeschreibung Als sich Island zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts von Dänemark löste und sich gleichzeitig tief greifende Modernisierungsprozesse vollzogen, intensivierte sich der Diskurs über eine isländische nationale Identität. Auch die Gründung von Reisevereinen wurde in diesem nationalen Kontext gedeutet. So nahmen die Akteure den Gründungsmythos... 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...
- University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 29.95
The Anthropology of Iceland presents the first perspectives on Icelandic anthropology from both Icelandic and foreign anthropologists. The thirteen essays in this volume are divided into four themes: ideology and action; kinship and gender; culture, class, and ethnicity; and the Commonwealth period of circa 930 to 1220, which saw the flowering... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 89.99
As a small country in western Europe, Denmark shares much of the regions experiences with the immigration and settlement of Muslims. But there are also differences, some significant, which can lead observers to misjudge events such as the cartoons affair of 2005-6. The 14 chapters in this volume present, for the first time in English, the fruits... more...