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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...

  • Culture and Customs of Norwayby Margaret Hayford O'Leary

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 50.00

    Norway is one of the world's largest oil-exporting nations. It is also one of the most progressive countries in the world, according to the Global Gender Gap Index, the Global Peace Index, and the Human Development Index. Yet, despite its outstanding culture, important economy, and spectacular beauty, Norway remains unfamiliar to most Americans. 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...

  • God, Duty and Community in English Economic Life, 1660-1720by Brodie Waddell

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00

    An analysis of later Stuart economic culture that contributes significantly to our understanding of early modern society. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Norwayby Jan Sjåvik

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 92.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Norway supplies a wealth of information that illuminates Norway's remarkable history, society, and culture. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, appendixes, and over 250 cross-referenced dictionary entries covering events and individuals of historical, political, social, and cultural... more...

  • In Quisling's Shadowby Kirsten A. Seaver; Alexandra Yourieff; W. George Yourieff

    Hoover Institution Press 2007; US$ 14.99

    Alexandra Andreevna Voronine Yourieff, wife of Vidkun Quisling, reveals firsthand in this detailed memoir the tragedy, betrayals, misunderstandings, and happiness of her fascinating life. Not just a tale of saints and sinners, but of three people—Alexandra, Quisling, and his second wife, Maria—whose fates were intertwined under the extreme conditions... more...

  • Kaupang in Skiringssalby Dagfinn Skre; Bjørg Stabell; Rolf Sørensen

    Aarhus University Press 2007; US$ 49.00

    In this, the first of six volumes, the main results of the excavations which the University of Oslo carried out at Kaupang 1998-2003 are presented. A completely new picture is put forward of the port that the adventurer Ohthere visited in c. 890. It is now clear that Kaupang was one of the four Scandinavian towns that were founded around the year 800.... more...

  • Kleine Geschichte Norwegensby Ralph Tuchtenhagen

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 10.31

    Norwegen hat sich in seiner mehr als 1200 Jahre umfassenden Geschichte von einem Staat am Rande Europas zu einem der wichtigsten Erdöllieferanten und einem der erfolgreichsten Wohlfahrtsstaaten der Gegenwart entwickelt. Dieser vor allem wirtschaftliche Erfolg kontrastiert eigentümlich mit der Geschichte Norwegens als einem von fremden Mächten regierten... more...

  • Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europeby Nicholas Aylott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    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). The central, guiding questions are: how does political representation work in countries that have a lot in common, but also... more...

  • Negotiating Pasts in the Nordic Countriesby Anne Eriksen; Jón Viðar Sigurðsson

    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...