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- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Within the growing attention to the diverse forms and trajectories of modern societies, the Nordic countries are now widely seen as a distinctive and instructive case. While discussions have centred on the ?Nordic model? of the welfare state and its record of adaptation to the changing global environment of the late twentieth century, this volume?s... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 2012; US$ 41.99
In Stockholm in January of 1945, an assembly of Swedish diplomats and businessmen initiated an organization that was to improve the country?s reputation abroad. The new, semi-governmental Swedish Institute was charged with explaining Sweden?s policy of neutrality during the war, with encouraging peace-building, and with promoting foreign trade in... more...
- Nordic Academic Press 1997; US$ 19.99
Explaining the mechanisms behind the larger processes of globalization, modernization, and cultural imperialism, this book explores the realms of daily life in Sweden and how cultural impulses are actually integrated in the lives of ordinary people. The dreams, opinions, actions, and consumption desires of individuals with different social backgrounds... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
'From the Fury of the Northmen deliver us, O Lord.'Between the eighth and eleventh centuries, the Vikings surged from their Scandinavian homeland to trade, raid and invade along the coasts of Europe. Their influence and expeditions extended from Newfoundland to Baghdad, their battles were as far-flung as Africa and the Arctic. But were they great... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Updated with important new research, archaeological findings and debates, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful examination of the Vikings, and their role in history, is a key text in the study of this fascinating era. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.99
This is the first in a sequence of books which explores the history of The Baltic World and Northern Europe. In this period, Sweden was a major European power, occupying a central position in international politics. Her rise and decline, and the passing of regional hegemony to the new powers of Russia and Prussia, are central features in the book.... more...
- Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 84.00
This collection of ten papers investigates the Norse colonization of the North Atlantic region, starting with Viking expansion in Arctic Norway and ending with a discussion of the longterm implications of medieval Scandinavian exploration of the New World. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 33.95
This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived. Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories. Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00
Based on the study of style transmission in medieval ceramics, the author interprets the shared cultural and political history of Slavs and Scandinavians in the years 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics. more...