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- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Iceland in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Iceland has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on... more...
- Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 25.00
The analysis of silk is a fascinating topic for research in itself but here, focusing on the 9th and 10th centuries, Marianne Vedeler takes a closer look at the trade routes and the organization of production, trade and consumption of silk during the Viking Age. Beginning with a presentation of the silk finds in the Oseberg burial, the richest Viking... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
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...
- 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...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 28.20
Ortsnamen sind lebendige Zeugnisse unserer Geschichte. Dieses Lexikon verfolgt nach einer ausführlichen Anleitung zur Benutzung in mehr als 1000 Artikeln die Entwicklung von Siedlungsnamen und Gewässernamen in Oberfranken, Mittelfranken und Unterfranken von der frühesten Nennung bis zur heutigen Schreibform. Und wenn die mundartliche Aussprache eines... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 75.00
Pakistani migrant families in Denmark find themselves in a specific ethno-national, post-9/11 environment where Muslim immigrants are subjected to processes of non-recognition, exclusion and securitization. This ethnographic study explores how, why, and at what costs notions of relatedness, identity, and belonging are being renegotiated within local... more...
- Counterpoint 2013; US$ 17.95
Sarah Moss had a childhood dream of moving to Iceland, sustained by a wild summer there when she was nineteen. In 2009, she saw an advertisement for a job at the University of Iceland and applied on a whim, despite having two young children and a comfortable life in Kent. The resulting adventure was shaped by Iceland?s economic collapse, which halved... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
? ?In Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity: Small Time Agents in a Global Arena, archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians present case studies that focus on the scope and impact of Scandinavian colonial expansion in the North, Africa,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 73.34
Mit dem Beginn der Nationalstaatsbewegungen wurde die Grenzregion Sønderjylland/Schleswig zum zentralen Konfliktfeld zwischen deutschen und dänischen Ansprüchen. Sie erhielt zentrale symbolische Bedeutung für die Etablierung nationaler Erinnerungen und Identitäten. Welche Rolle spielt das materielle Kulturerbe in den grenzkulturellen Auseinandersetzungen?... more...
- 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...