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  • Nordic, Central, and Southeastern Europe 2015-2016by Wayne C. Thompson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    This is an annually updated presentation of each sovereign country in Nordic, Central and Southeastern Europe, past and present. It is organized by individual chapters for each country and presents a complete and authoritative overview of each region?s geography, people, history, political system, constitution, parliament, decentralization and... more...

  • Land unter dem Nordlichtby Anssi Halmesvirta

    Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 45.79

    Über 1100 Kilometer erstreckt sich Finnland von Helsinki im Süden bis in das arktische Lappland. Die frühesten Siedlungszeugnisse finden sich aus der Zeit um 8500 v.Chr., seit etwa 2000 Jahren gibt es rege Handelsbeziehungen mit Europa und Russland, ab dem Jahr 1000 ist das Land christianisiert. Im Mittelalter entwickelt sich eine europäische Gesellschaft,... more...

  • Division and Cohesion in Democracyby Harry Eckstein

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 46.00

    To understand what conditions make democracies stable or unstable, effective or ineffective, Professor Eckstein examines the stability and effectiveness of Norwegian democracy. He finds them both to be high. He then examines several theories derived from the study of other democracies or from comparative studies of other democratic and nondemocratic... more...

  • Land unter dem Nordlichtby Anssi Halmesvirta

    Primus Verlag 2015; US$ 45.79

    Finnland, das nördlichste Land Europas, weist eine reiche Kulturgeschichte auf, gespeist aus den verschiedensten Einflüssen des Ostseeraums. 6 finnische Spezialisten geben einen klaren Überblick von den prähistorischen Anfängen um 8500 v. Chr. über die Zeit unter der Herrschaft der schwedischen Großmacht und als russisches Großfürstentum bis heute. more...

  • The Faroe Islandsby Jonathan Wylie

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Stranded in a stormy corner of the North Atlantic midway between Norway and Iceland, the Faroe Islands are part of "the unknown Western Europe" -- a region of recent economic development and subnational peoples facing uncertain futures. This book tells the remarkable story of the Faroes' cultural survival since their Viking settlement in the early... more...

  • Norway's Peace Policyby James Larry Taulbee; Ann Kelleher; Peter C. Grosvenor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The post-Cold War world allows space for less powerful states to develop influential roles in responding to specific international problems. Norway has focused on the persistent issue of violent ethno-political conflict. This book explains why Norway chose its peace policy and demonstrates what is has been able to achieve. more...

  • Gamle Norge and Nineteenth-Century British Women Travellers in Norwayby Kathryn Walchester

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    ?Gamle Norge and Nineteenth-Century British Women Travellers in Norway? explores the surprising significance of Norway in the writing of British women during the nineteenth century, the country offering a place of freedom and possibility beyond Victorian Britain. more...

  • Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c.1000?1525by Dr Kerstin Hundahl; Dr Lars Kjær; Professor Niels Lund

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Where medieval Denmark and Scandinavia as a whole has often been seen as a cultural backwater that passively and belatedly received cultural and political impulses from Western Europe, Professor Michael H. Gelting and scholars inspired by him have shown that the intellectual, religious and political elite of Denmark actively participated in the renaissance... more...

  • Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europeby Dr Nicholas Aylott; Dr Jonas Harvard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book explores the ways in which representative democracy works in two neighbouring collections of European states: the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and the Baltic (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). Starting from a Nordic vantage point, contributors explore the extent to which aspects of politics function similarly or dissimilarly... more...

  • Im Laufen leben lernenby Susanna Mirzaian

    tredition 2014; US$ 3.71

    In ihrem Buch beschreibt Susanna Mirzaian, wie sie sich im Juli 2013 auf den 488 km langen Pilgerweg von Hamar nach Trondheim macht. Sie erzählt von freundlichen Gastgebern, Begegnungen mit anderen Pilgern und den Schönheiten der verschiedenen norwegischen Landschaften, die sie durchquert hat. Vor allem aber berichtet sie offen und ehrlich von den... more...