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  • Cross and Scepterby Sverre Bagge

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    Christianity and European-style monarchy?the cross and the scepter?were introduced to Scandinavia in the tenth century, a development that was to have profound implications for all of Europe. Cross and Scepter is a concise history of the Scandinavian kingdoms from the age of the Vikings to the Reformation, written by Scandinavia?s leading medieval... more...

  • West over Seaby Beverley Ballin Smith; Simon Taylor

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    This volume, prepared in tribute to Barbara E. Crawford, covers the subject of Viking expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic. The 30 papers are arranged in four groups: History and Cultural Contacts; The Church and the Cult of Saints; Archaeology, Material Culture and Settlement; and Place-Names and Language. more...

  • An Introduction to Danish Cultureby Norman Berdichevsky

    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...

  • Travel Adventures - Scandinaviaby Henrik Berezin

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 8.99

    The author is a native of Sweden and knows the region intimately. Discover Scandinavia's pristine wilderness with suggestions on the best places to ski, hike, cycle, canoe and dogsled. In Sweden, half the country is forested and there are thousands of lakes. The spectacular fjords of Norway are long, deep and surrounded by mountains. Some 25% of... more...

  • Travel Adventures - Norwayby Henrik Berezin

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99

    On an international scale, Oslo is a pretty small capital but, with just over 500,000 people, it's Norway's biggest city by far. More than 10% of the country's total population lives here; if we count people in the entire Oslofjord area in the summertime, it amounts to one third of the population in Norway. What makes Oslo unique is its... more...

  • The Political Economy of Joining the European Unionby Magnus Bjarnason

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 50.00

    Deze dissertatie onderzoekt de effecten van een volwaardig EU-lidmaatschap voor de politieke economie van IJsland. Het biedt tevens een overzicht van de EU, EER en de Europese Vrijhandelsassociatie (EVA) en een grondige analyse van de EMU en het vissers- en landbouwbeleid. Bovendien biedt dit proefschrift een blik op de voor- en nadelen van een EU-lidmaatschap.... more...

  • The Viking Worldby Stefan Brink; Neil Price

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    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. Bringing together today?s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics, Stefan Brink and Neil Price have constructed the first... more...

  • Early Kings of Norwayby Thomas Carlyle

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look at some of the early Viking kings, such as Óláfr Tryggvason (Olaf the First), and Knut den Mektige (Canute the Great). Written by famed historian Thomas Carlyle. more...

  • World Film Locations: Reykjavíkby Jez Conolly; Caroline Whelan

    Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 19.00

    Though the creative community of Reykjavík, Iceland, has earned a well-deserved reputation for its unique artistic output?most notably the popular music that has emerged from the city since the 1980s?Reykjavík?s filmmakers have received less attention than they merit. World Film Locations: Reykjavík corrects this imbalance, shedding new light on the... more...

  • Borders of Belongingby Mads Daugbjerg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 70.00

    In an era cross-cut with various agendas and expressions of national belonging and global awareness, "the nation" as a collective reference point and experienced entity stands at the center of complex identity struggles. This book explores how such struggles unfold in practice at a highly symbolic battlefield site in the Danish/German borderland.... more...