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- Floris Books 2015; US$ 2.90
Prepare yourself for the wrath of the Norsemen! That is, if you don't mind and it's not too inconvenient... Everyone knows Vikings are ruthless barbarians whose idea of a good time involves pillaging, plundering and feasting. But Thorfinn isn't an ordinary Viking! He is always polite and happily offers to wash the dirty dishes. Too bad his dad is Harald... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The Viking Diaspora presents the early medieval migrations of people, language and culture from mainland Scandinavia to new homes in the British Isles, the North Atlantic, the Baltic and the East as a form of ?diaspora?. It discusses the ways in which migrants from Russia in the east to Greenland in the west were conscious of being connected not... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Allan Pred writes compellingly about the reawakening of racism throughout Europe at the end of the twentieth century--even in Sweden, a country widely regarded as the very model of social justice and equality. Many thousands of non-European and Muslim immigrants and refugees who took advantage of Sweden's generous immigration policies now find themselves... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 104.95
Paul Lockhart here presents a survey of the point in history when Sweden rose to pre-eminence in Europe. Drawing on the latest literature in Swedish and other languages, he examines the institutions of the Swedish 'empire' at the height of its influence, and considers questions regarding its rise and fall. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 10.86
The nineteenth title in the popular It's True! series, with jaunty illustrations by Binny Hobbs, this book paints the Vikings not only as fierce warriors and conquerors but as daring trader-explorers, law-makers and storytellers. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00
The information-packed volumes in this series 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, and maps reflect current political boundaries. Written by the most experienced professors teaching world regional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95
Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today?s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics, Stefan Brink and Neil Price have constructed the first... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
CultureShock! Sweden contains all the essential tips and advice you will need to establish your niche in a country that is home to some of the last remaining wildernesses in the world. Discover how the ideas of lagom (just enough) and trygghet (security) contribute to the making of the Swedish character and why a Swede is reserved, quiet and fastidious... more...