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- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 14.95
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... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This book employs men's football as a lens through which to investigate questions relating to immigration, racism, integration and national identity in present-day Sweden. Specifically, this study explores if professional football serves as a successful model of multiracialism/multiculturalism for the rest of Swedish society to emulate. more...
- Hamilton Books 2015; US$ 28.99
Nansen chronicles the life of Fridtjof Nansen?visionary, explorer, researcher, diplomat, and humanist. This book addresses Nansen? s contributions to arctic exploration as well as his political efforts regarding prisoners of war and refugees across Europe. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
The Dutch D.XXIs saw less than a week of action following the German invasion of the west on 10 May 1940, with many of the country's 28 fighters being destroyed on the ground. However, those that survived the initial onslaught inflicted losses on the Luftwaffe. By then, however, the D.XXI had found everlasting fame in Finland during the Winter War... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
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 the... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available
Sanctity in the North features English translations of texts from Latin or vernacular Nordic languages, in many cases for the first time. The accompanying essays complement the translations and reflect the contributors' own disciplinary groundings in folklore, philology, medieval, and religious studies. more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 1.99
Conoce la vida cotidiana de los antiguos vikingos: cómo vivían en sus casas, los barcos que construían, cómo se vestían, qué comían, cómo combatían, cómo escribían, sus dioses y muchas otras cosas interesantes y curiosas, presentadas con imágenes de excepcional calidad que te llevarán a un mundo lejano y maravilloso. more...
- Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden today all enjoy a reputation for strong labour movements, which in turn are widely seen as part of a distinctive regional approach to politics, collective bargaining and welfare. But as this volume demonstrates, narratives of the so-called "Nordic model" can obscure the fact that experiences of work and... more...