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  • After the Delugeby Robert I. Frost

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 37.00

    Robert Frost examines the reasons for the collapse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after the Swedish invasion of 1655. more...

  • The Age of Libertyby Michael Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 43.00

    An analysis of the period when Sweden was 'the freest country in the world'. more...

  • A Brief History of the Vikingsby Jonathan Clements

    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...

  • Contact, Continuity, and Collapseby J. H. Barrett

    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...

  • Culture Unboundby Tom O'Dell

    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...

  • CultureShock! Swedenby Charlotte Rosen Svensson

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17

    CultureShock! Sweden contains all the essential tips and advice you will need to establish your niche in a country that is home to some of the last remaining wildernesses in the world. Discover how the ideas of lagom (just enough) and trygghet (security) contribute to the making of the Swedish character and why a Swede is reserved, quiet and fastidious... more...

  • Emanuel Swedenborg, Secret Agent on Earth and in Heavenby Marsha Keith Schuchard

    BRILL 2011; US$ 298.00

    Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French, pro-Jacobite party of ?Hats? in Sweden. Utilizing Kabbalistic meditation techniques, he sought political intelligence on earth and in heaven. more...

  • From Oxenstierna to Charles XIIby Michael Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 30.00

    Essays, by the doyen of historians of Sweden, on Oxenstierna, Charles X and Charles XII. more...

  • Guests in the Houseby Mats Roslund

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Vikingsby Katherine Holman

    Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 91.99

    This book provides a comprehensive work of reference for people interested in the vikings, including entries on the main historical figures involved in this dramatic period, important battles and treaties, significant archaeological finds, and key works and sources of information on the period. It also summarizes the impact the vikings had on the areas... more...