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  • Cross and Scepterby Sverre Bagge

    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...

  • Borders Of Belongingby Mads Daugbjerg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Lexikon fränkischer Ortsnamenby Wolf-Armin Freiherr von Reitzenstein

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 29.16

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Family Upheavalby Mikkel Rytter

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Names for the Seaby Sarah Moss

    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...

  • Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernityby Magdalena Naum; Jonas M. Nordin

    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...

  • Deutschland als Problem Dänemarksby Florian Greßhake

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 75.83

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Performing Nordic Heritageby Peter Aronsson; Lizette Gradén

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in the countryside. This volume examines the performance... more...

  • Mannerheimby Jonathan Clements

    Haus Publishing 2012; US$ 17.95

    The amazing life of Gustav Mannerheim, a life tragically and heroically intertwined with the twentieth century. more...

  • How to be Danishby Patrick Kingsley

    Short Books 2012; US$ 11.65

    What links Sarah Lund and Lars von Trier? Or Carlsberg and Kierkegaard? Or even Shakespeare and Metallica? The answer lies in Denmark, the country that has gripped the British imagination more than any other in recent memory. But though we watch their TV series, wear their jumpers, and play with their toys, how much do we really know about the... more...