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  • Cross and Scepterby Sverre Bagge

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    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 O'Leary

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Culture and Customs of Norway provides an up-to-date view of Norway, showcasing a nation that is part of modern Europe, yet zealously maintains its own culture and identity. Providing the most current information on a broad range of topics?including cinema, literature, food, art, performing arts, and architecture?the book also places modern-day... more...

  • Division and Cohesion in Democracyby Harry Eckstein

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 104.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Norsemen in the Viking Ageby Eric Christiansen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 33.95 US$ 29.42

    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... more...