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  • Stockholmby Tony Griffiths

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Situated on one of the world's most beautiful harbors, Stockholm has set the benchmark for civilized urban living since the time of the Vikings. Tony Griffiths reveals a city of power, intrigue, and murder; of scientists and investors; and a sensual city, home of Greta Garbo and the smorgasbord. Its medieval period saw the Vasa dynasty turn a small... more...

  • Swedenby Svensson Charlotte Rosen

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75

    A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette in Sweden more...

  • Neutrality and Statebuilding in Swedenby Mikael af Malmborg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    The successful maintenance of peace since 1814 made neutrality a widely popular doctrine in Sweden. Rather than a security policy in the strict sense, it has become a cornerstone of Swedish national identity. Yet, in the past decade the neutrality tradition has been called into question. What is meant by neutrality? Has Sweden ever been neutral? This... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Swedenby Byron Nordstrom

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Culture and Customs of Sweden is an ideal introduction to this fascinating nation. The book opens with a broad overview of the country and then examines specific themes such as religion, marriage, family, gender issues, education, holidays, popular customs, sports and leisure, media, literature, performing arts, art, and architecture. Throughout,... more...

  • Stockholmby Tony Griffiths

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 13.99

    Situated on Lake Malaren on one of the world's most beautiful harbours, Stockholm has set the benchmark for civilized city-living since the time of the Vikings. Its medieval regal period saw the Vasa dynasty turn a small town in the shadow of Uppsala into the capital city of a dominant power in Europe and a major trading port. In the Napoleonic... more...

  • After the Delugeby Robert I. Frost

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    Robert Frost examines the reasons for the collapse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after the Swedish invasion of 1655. more...

  • The Age of Libertyby Michael Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    An analysis of the period when Sweden was 'the freest country in the world'. more...

  • The Swedish Imperial Experience 1560?1718by Michael Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    In his Wiles Lectures for 1977 Professor Roberts examines some of the problems raised by Sweden's brief career as a great power, and seeks to answer some of the questions that flow from them. Were the underlying considerations which prompted the unexpected development geopolitical, or social, or economic? How was it possible to produce the financial... more...

  • Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heavenby Marsha Keith Schuchard

    BRILL 2011; US$ 298.00

    Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of ?Hats? in Sweden. Utilizing Kabbalistic meditation techniques, he sought political intelligence on earth and in heaven. more...

  • Nordic Paths to Modernityby Jóhann Páll Árnason; Björn Wittrock

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    Within the growing attention to the diverse forms and trajectories of modern societies, the Nordic countries are now widely seen as a distinctive and instructive case. While discussions have centred on the 'Nordic model' of the welfare state and its record of adaptation to the changing global environment of the late twentieth century, this volume's... more...