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A Concise History of Sweden (Cambridge Concise Histories)

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Neil Kent's book sweeps through Sweden's history from the Stone Age to the present day. Early coverage includes Viking hegemony, the Scandinavian Union, the Reformation and Sweden's political zenith as Europe's greatest superpower in the seventeenth century, while later chapters explore the Swedish Enlightenment, royal absolutism, the commitment to military neutrality and Pan-Scandinavianism. The author brings his account up to date by focusing on more recent developments: the rise of Social Democracy, the establishment of the welfare state, the country's acceptance of membership in the European Union and its progressive ecological programme. The book successfully combines the politics, economics and social and cultural mores of one of the world's most successfully functioning and humane societies. This is an informative and entertaining account for students and general readers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521012270
Author:
Kent, Neil
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sweden
Subject:
Sweden History.
Subject:
World History-Scandinavia
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
8.58x5.52x.75 in. .99 lbs.

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