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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Norsemen in the Viking Ageby Eric Christiansen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 33.95

    This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived. Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories. Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these... more...

  • Negotiating Pasts in the Nordic Countriesby Anne Eriksen; Jon Vi?ar Sigur?sson

    Nordic Academic Press 2010; US$ 47.99

    A contribution to the popular international and interdisciplinary field of collective memory within a Scandinavian context, this reference presents a number of case studies—from the Middle Age to the present time—that discuss how people look to the past for identity and meaning. Acknowledging that many pasts exist—sometimes harmoniously and other... more...

  • Norwayby Erin Fouberg; Edward Hogan

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    - Information-packed volumes 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 - Maps reflect current political boundaries more...

  • Vom alten Norden zum neuen Europa: Politische Kultur im Ostseeraumby Norbert Götz; Jan Hecker-Stampehl; Stephan Michael Schröder

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 89.79

    Hauptbeschreibung An dieser Festschrift zu Ehren Bernd Henningsens, des Vorreiters der politik- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Nordeuropaforschung in Deutschland und langjährigen Direktors des Nordeuropa-Instituts an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, haben 25 Kollegen, Weggefährten und Schüler aus sieben Ländern mitgewirkt. Die vertretenen Aufsätze... more...

  • Queenship and Voice in Medieval Northern Europeby William Layher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    This book examines female lordship and the power of the political voice in medieval Northern Europe, focusing on three prominent, foreign-born queens of medieval Scandinavia - Agnes of Denmark (d. 1304), Eufemia of Norway (d. 1312) and Margareta of Denmark/Sweden (d. 1412) - who acted as cultural mediators and initiators of political change. more...

  • Post-Cold War Identity Politicsby Marko Lehti; David J Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    This book highlights the existence of co-existing and - to some extent - competing region-building projects in northern Europe. more...