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- 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00
H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 130.00
The book describes the birth and growth of financial institutions and stock exchanges in Scandinavia and Finland from 1656 to 2010, including their banking crises and the history of banking regulation. It argues that quantitative regulations cannot, in the long run, produce the desired results and bear the seeds of future financial crises. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 205.00
Major changes in citizenship and democracy have taken place in Scandinavia within the last two decades. Participation in conventional forms of politics has declined markedly, and the ability of institutions such as political parties and trade unions to deliver social mobility is being eroded. Instead, Scandinavians are turning towards single issue... more...
- Adams Media 2017; US$ 16.99
This fascinating new book reveals the origins of the Vikings?from Thor and Leif Erikson to Loki and the Valkyries?and the tales that have influenced our own lives. For thousands of years, Vikings have held a storied place in our culture?their distinct appearance, their mighty longships, their reputation for causing death and destruction. But who were... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 163.00
Juhana Aunesluoma considers the ways in which Scandinavia's, in particular neutral Sweden's, relationship was forged with the Western powers after the Second World War. He argues that during the early cold war Britain had a special role in Scandinavia and in the ways in which Western oriented neutrality became a part of the international system. New... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Christianity and European-style monarchy?the cross and the scepter?were introduced to Scandinavia in the tenth century, a development that was to have profound implications for all of Europe. Cross and Scepter is a concise history of the Scandinavian kingdoms from the age of the Vikings to the Reformation, written by Scandinavia's leading medieval... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This project advances the existing theoretical work on the CNN effect, a claim that innovations in the speed and quality of technology create conditions in which the media acts as an independent factor with significant influence. It provides a novel interpretation of the factors that drove Western policy towards military intervention in this area. more...