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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...

  • The Viking Worldby Stefan Brink; Neil Price

    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...

  • Viking Worldsby Marianne Hem Eriksen; Unn Pedersen; Bernt Rundberget

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 35.00

    Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora. Contributions employ both traditional inter- or multi-disciplinarian perspectives such as using historical sources, Icelandic sagas and Eddic poetry and also specialised methodologies and/or empirical... 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...

  • Warrior Kings of Swedenby Gary Dean Peterson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 45.00

    For a hundred years, Sweden was the international military power of Northern Europe, in control of the entire Baltic region and among the first to colonize in Africa and America. But the history of Sweden, Finland, the Baltic States, Poland, and Prussia is largely neglected in American classrooms and scholarship. This book fills a large void in European... more...

  • West over Seaby Beverley Ballin Smith; Simon Taylor

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    This volume, prepared in tribute to Barbara E. Crawford, covers the subject of Viking expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic. The 30 papers are arranged in four groups: History and Cultural Contacts; The Church and the Cult of Saints; Archaeology, Material Culture and Settlement; and Place-Names and Language. more...

  • Contact, Continuity, and Collapseby J. H. Barrett

    Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 84.00

    This collection of ten papers investigates the Norse colonization of the North Atlantic region, starting with Viking expansion in Arctic Norway and ending with a discussion of the longterm implications of medieval Scandinavian exploration of the New World. more...

  • Kingship and State Formation in Sweden 1130-1290by Philip Line

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    This book is the first treatment in English of the medieval Swedish kingdom in its formative period, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. It provides an overview of Scandinavian research on the subject and an analysis of all aspects of kingship and government. more...

  • Modern-Day Vikingsby Christina Johansson Robinowitz; Lisa Werner Carr

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2011; US$ 25.95

    The go-to guide for anyone living, working, or doing business with Swedes. more...

  • Sweden in the Eighteenth-Century Worldby Professor Göran Rydén

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Eighteenth-century Sweden was deeply involved in the process of globalisation: ships leaving Sweden?s central ports exported bar iron that would drive the Industrial Revolution, whilst arriving ships would bring not only exotic goods and commodities to Swedish consumers, but also new ideas and cultural practices with them. At the same time, Sweden... more...