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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.10
Economic theory may be speculative, but its impact is powerful and real. Since the 1970s, it has been closely associated with a sweeping change around the world?the ?market turn.? This is what Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg call the rise of market liberalism, a movement that, seeking to replace social democracy, holds up buying and selling as the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
The Winter War was supposed to be a quick and easy conflict; instead it proved to be a bitter war that destroyed the international reputation of the Soviet Red Army. The diminutive Finnish force was desperately outnumbered by almost half a million Russian troops, but rather than sweeping across their neighbours the Soviet troops stumbled blindly, constantly... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49
Making a Living, Making a Difference offers an eye-opening perspective on what men and women in early modern European society did all day. Based on an innovative method and a large data collection of everyday activities, the authors show the ways in which gender and work were linked in early modern society by revealing household, unpaid, and hidden,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
This book represents the first recent attempt to provide a comprehensive treatment of Sweden's economic development since the middle of the 18th century. It traces the rapid industrialisation, the political currents and the social ambitions, that transformed Sweden from a backward agrarian economy into what is now regarded by many as a model welfare... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
By focusing on developments in the Nordic welfare states during the past decade, Nordic Social Policy provides new insights into the evolution of welfare state measures and generally assesses the peoples health in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. This comparative work includes chapters on *the changed preconditions of welfare policies *changes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
This book describes the struggle for power between two totalitarian dictatorships in the north of Europe and the battle for survival of a small nation caught between them. In the Winter War of 1939-1940 Finland successfully fought off a Soviet invasion. Then, with none to turn to but Germany, it became the only democratic state on the Axis side. Ultimately,... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 171.00
Grosjean (The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, Aberdeen) began her study to look more deeply into the few high-profile Scots who migrated to Sweden during the 17th century and became marauding mercenaries, wealthy merchants, and distinguished noblemen. She found a very different story, hidden by a confusion of national labels that more...