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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 27.99
A richly imagined journey to the Viking world that created the Lewis chessmen-"the most important chess pieces in history." - New York Times more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 16.95
Finland's premier fighter squadron during World War 2, Lentolaivue 24 (Flying Squadron 24) first saw action during the bloody Winter War of 1939-40, when the Soviet Red Army launched a surprise attack on the small Scandinavian country - the squadron enjoyed great success against numerically superior opposition. LLv 24 was once again in the thick of... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95
Entering service with the Dutch Army's Aviation Branch from early 1938, the Fokker D.XXI was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Dutch D.XXIs subsequently saw less than a week of action following the German invasion of western Europe on 10 May 1940, with many of the country's 28 fighters being destroyed on the ground. Those that survived... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95
Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's Jagdflieger. Initially equipped with a motley collection of biplane and monoplane fighters garnered... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2011; US$ 4.99
More than a century after he stalked the streets of London's East End, Jack the Ripper continues to exert a macabre power over the popular imagination. Author Paul Roland strips away decades of myth and misconceptions to reveal the identity of a brand new suspect who has never been seriously considered until now. more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.00
The Scandinavian countries today form a security-community for economic cooperation and the settlement of international controversy by peaceful methods rather than by war. This status was achieved not while Norway and Sweden were amalgamated in a political union from 1814 to 1905, but only after separation. In this book Dr. Lindgren analyzes some... more...
- Potomac Books 2014; US$ 24.95
On July 22, 2011, a bomb went off outside government buildings in Oslo, Norway, killing eight people and injuring more than two hundred. Less than two hours later, a gunman claimed sixty-nine lives in a shooting spree at a summer camp on the island of Ut°ya, while terrified and desperate youths tried to hide or swim to the mainland to escape. Massacre... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 24.99
MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel has drawn millions of viewers into the fascinating and bloody world of legendary Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok, who led Viking warriors to the British Isles and France. Covering the first three seasons of the series, this official companion book delves into the real history as well as the behind-the-scenes... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.99
In the face of Soviet invasion in 1939?40, and once again in 1941?44, the armies raised by Finland ? a tiny nation of only 4 million people astonished the world by their effective resistance. At the end of both these campaigns ? the Winter War, and the Continuation War ? the fiercely patriotic defiance of vastly stronger Soviet forces by Marshal Mannerheim's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
With a focus on governmental institutions, this book explores the ways in which EU membership has altered the balance of power among key political actors. The authors discuss cultural adaptation to integration, as well as examining the views of the elite and voters. The transformation in national identity, sovereignty and neutrality are also examined. more...