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- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 60.00
?Documented historical record and personal narrative drawn from letters and diaries of immigrants themselves are juxtaposed to form an authentic and rounded picture of this aspect of Mormon life and development up to the turn of the century.??Library Journal?A highly readable treatment of a special yet fascinating chapter in the building of America,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 75.00
In The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the United States. Now, Lovoll has carefully revised this successful book to reflect new understandings of the Norwegian-American past, updating this story to today. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 90.00
This book has three objectives; to shed light on the central issue in British foreign policy during a period inadequately explored by historians; to present, for the first time in English, an account of the dramatic last decade of Swedish liberty and it more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1980; US$ 67.50
Iceland, as described by Tomasson, has a fascinating, often contradictory culture, writes Seymour Martin Lipset in his forward to this book, the first sociological account in English of modern Icelandic society and the forces that have shaped it. Richar 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...
- Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 24.95
The political structures of the Scandinavian nations have long stood as models for government and public policy. This comprehensive study examines how that ?Nordic model? of government developed, as well as its far-reaching influence. Respected Scandinavian historian Mary Hilson surveys the political bureaucracies of the five Nordic countries?Denmark,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99
The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, yet they were also traders, settlers, and farmers, who have been variously perceived as poets, explorers, democrats, and statesmen.Julian Richards uses the latest archaeological evidence to reveal the whole Viking world, and examines their legacy - from medieval sagas to 19th Century nationalism. more...
Constitutional Documents of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands 1789?1848 / Documents constitutionnels de la Belgique, du Luxembourg et des Pays-Bas 1789?1848 / Constitutionele Documenten van BelgiŽ, Luxemburg en Nederland 1789?1848 /...De Gruyter 2008; US$ 559.00
The seventh Europe volume of Constitutions of the World covers Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands; a central European region in which constitutional echoes of the revolutions of 1789, 1830 and 1848, the restoration following the Congress of Vienna and the national independence movements can be found. The scope of the edited source... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Public health policies had a profound impact on urban life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, yet relatively few people took an active interest in the formulation of these policies. In this book Marjaana Niemi examines the impact of different political aims and pressures on 'scientific' health policies through the analysis of public... more...