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  • After the Delugeby Robert I. Frost

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 40.00

    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 2003; US$ 36.00

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

  • The Age of the Vikingsby Anders Winroth

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships to explore. The Age of the Vikings tells the full story of this exciting period in history. Drawing... 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...

  • 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...

  • Das politische Skandinavienby Siegfried Frech

    Wochenschau Verlag 2015; US$ 15.26

    Wenn wir an Skandinavien denken, fallen uns mustergültige Demokratien, offene und egalitäre Gesellschaften mit einem hohen Maß an sozialer Gerechtigkeit, ein vorbildlicher Wohlfahrtsstaat und leistungsfähige Volkswirtschaften ein. Der Rest Europas blickt mit Neid auf die Spitzenplätze der nordischen Länder in den PISA-Studien. Von außen betrachtet... 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    Drawing on unpublished diplomatic and Masonic archives, this study reveals the career of Emanuel Swedenborg as a secret intelligence agent for Louis XV and the pro-French,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 2003; US$ 36.00

    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 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics. more...

  • Gustavas Adolphusby Michael Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Gustavus Adolphus (1594--1632) dominated his age: he made Sweden the leading power of Northern Europe, was the principal upholder of the Protestant cause in the Thirty Years War, and was a great administrator as well as a brilliant soldier. His toleration and reforms helped define the development of the modern state. This concise study of his career,... more...