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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
This book represents a continuation and recapitulation of the previous work of Benedictow. It consists of a collection of papers concerning the controversies over the microbiological and epidemiological fundamentals of the plague epidemics in the past inspired by the European discussion conducted over the last 30 years in the Scandinavian... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95
During the Cold War, Sweden actively cultivated a reputation as the "conscience of the world," working to build bridges between East and West and embracing a nominal commitment to international solidarity. This groundbreaking study explores the tension between realism and idealism in Swedish diplomacy during a key episode in Cold War history: the... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 12.99
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek guide to the Danish "hygge" lifestyle. This book came about after a particularly hyggelig evening in December 2015. I had just lit my pleasing contemporary wood-burner and was sitting back, gløgg in hand, listening to Terj Dørk's classic drøn jazz album "Tepid in Taarstrup'. I found myself reflecting on the fact that we... 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 20.99
From Finland to Newfoundland and Jelling to Jerusalem, follow in the wake of the Vikings?a transformative story of a people that begins with paganism and ends in Christendom. In AD 800, the Scandinavians were just barbarians in longships. Though they held sway in the north, their power meant little more than the ability to pillage and plunder, which... 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...