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  • The Swedish Imperial Experience 1560?1718by Michael Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 28.00

    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...

  • Scandinavia in the Age of Revolutionby Pasi Ihalainen; Dr Karin Sennefelt; Mr Michael Bregnsbo; Mr Patrik Winton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 154.95

    The 'Age of Revolution' is a term seldom used in Scandinavian historiography, despite the fact that Scandinavia was far from untouched by the late eighteenth-century revolutions in Europe and America. Scandinavia did experience its outbursts of radical thought, its assassinations and radical reforms, but these occurred within reasonably stable political... 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    Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French,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...

  • The Archaeology of Regional Technologiesby Randi Barndon; Asbjorn Engevik; Ingvild Řye

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 159.95

    This anthology methodologically examines the relation between material culture, technology, regions, regionalisation and regional identities from a wide range of angles and perspectives. This theoretical resource for archaeologists, anthropologists, and ethnographers contains 14 essays that discuss and develop archaeological relevant understandings... more...

  • Contesting Kurdish Identities in Swedenby Barzoo Eliassi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Contesting Kurdish Identities in Sweden sheds light on the day-to-day strategies of accommodation and resistance that Kurdish youth use in the face exclusive narratives and structures of belonging and citizenship regimes in the Middle-East and Sweden. more...

  • The Vikings in Historyby F. Donald Logan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history. The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their... more...

  • Northern Europe in the Early Modern Periodby David Kirby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    This is the first in a sequence of books which explores the history of The Baltic World and Northern Europe. In this period, Sweden was a major European power, occupying a central position in international politics. Her rise and decline, and the passing of regional hegemony to the new powers of Russia and Prussia, are central features in the book.... more...

  • Recognising European Modernitiesby Allan Pred

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Age of the Vikingsby Anders Winroth

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships to explore. The Age of the Vikings tells the full story of this exciting period in history. Drawing... more...