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How to Be Danish: A Journey to the Cultural Heart of Denmark
How to Be Danish: A Journey to the Cultural Heart of Denmark
by Patrick Kingsley
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Denmark is the country of the moment. Recently named the happiest nation in the world, it’s the home of The Killing and Noma, the world’s best (and most eccentric) restaurant. We wear their sweaters, watch their thrillers, and covet their... (read more)

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This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
by Gretel Ehrlich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-361) and index.... (read more)

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We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
by David Armin Howarth
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Savage Will brings to life a remarkable story of perseverance, heroism, and survival: the true tale of the American medics and nurses who endured two months in Nazi-occupied Albania—and the fearless citizens and Allied intelligence officers who... (read more)

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Counterfeiter: How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust
Counterfeiter: How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust
by Moritz Nachtstern
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Published for the first time in English, this is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and putting into circulation millions of... (read more)

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This Cold Heven
This Cold Heven
by Gretel Ehrlich
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In a tribute to the far latitudes, Gretel Ehrlich travels across Greenland, the largest island on earth. This book details her discovery of the realm of ice pavilions, polar bears and Eskimo nomads, learning about hunting and endurance, Inuit languages... (read more)

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The Nordic States and European Unity (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)
The Nordic States and European Unity (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)
by Christi Ingebritsen
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The idea of European unity, which the Nordic states have historically resisted, has recently become the foremost concern of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and Finland. Christine Ingebritsen provides a timely analysis of Nordic economy and security... (read more)

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Iceland and European Integration
Iceland and European Integration
by Thorhallsson
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Why has Iceland not sought membership of the European Union? This unique volume uses the case study of Iceland - the only Nordic state to have never applied for EU membership - to explore the complex attitudes of small states to European intergration and... (read more)

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What Happened to Sweden? - While America Became the Only Superpower.
What Happened to Sweden? - While America Became the Only Superpower.
by Ulf Nilson
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Renowned World Correspondent Ulf Nilson, one of Sweden's most well-known journalists, journeys through he histories of his two countries: his native Sweden and America, where he lived for twenty years. In this extensively researched book, Nilson explores... (read more)

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Blood on the Snow: The Killing of Olof Palme
Blood on the Snow: The Killing of Olof Palme
by Jan Bondeson
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Recreates the assassination of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, an ardent opponent of apartheid and major figure in world politics.... (read more)

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History of the Swedish People Volume 2
History of the Swedish People Volume 2
by Vilhelm Moberg
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In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts:  the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the... (read more)

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Mannerheim: The Finnish Years
Mannerheim: The Finnish Years
by Jeo Screen
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As soldier and statesman, Carl Gustaf Mannerheim (1867-1951) occupies a unique place in the history of Finland. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the Finnish Army in 1918 and again from 1939-1944. He was Regent of Finland in 1919 and President of the... (read more)

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Helsinki: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)
Helsinki: A Cultural and Literary History (Cities of the Imagination)
by Neil Kent
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Kent explores the history and culture of the "Daughter of the Baltic," a small fishing village that became a powerhouse of design and technology. Illustrations & maps.... (read more)

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Island Summers: Memories of a Norwegian Childhood
Island Summers: Memories of a Norwegian Childhood
by Tilly Culme-seymour
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In 1947 Tillys grandmother bought an island. Its name is Småhølmene and it sits just off the coast of Norway. At first sight, the island seems bare, hardly more than a collection of rocks rising determinedly out of the water. But Mor-... (read more)

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Cross & Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation
Cross & Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation
by Sverre Bagge
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"This book demonstrates the mastery Sverre Bagge has acquired through his immense and innovative work on state formation in Scandinavia. It will have enduring effects on future discussions because it is as peerless at describing and analyzing micro... (read more)

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A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge Concise Histories)
A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge Concise Histories)
by David Kirby
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An up-to-date political, social and economic history of Finland from medieval times to the present.... (read more)

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A Conspiracy of Decency: The Rescue of the Danish Jews During World War II
A Conspiracy of Decency: The Rescue of the Danish Jews During World War II
by Emmy E Werner
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The people of Denmark managed to save almost their countrys entire Jewish population from extinction in a spontaneous act of humanity – one of the most compelling stories of moral courage in the history of World War II. Drawing on many personal... (read more)

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We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
by David Howarth
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One of the most exciting escape narratives to emerge from the challenges and miseries of World War II chronicles Jan Baalsrud¿s escape from Nazi-occupied arctic Norway.... (read more)

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 Stagnating Metropolis : The Economy and Demography of Stockholm, 1750-1850
Stagnating Metropolis : The Economy and Demography of Stockholm, 1750-1850
by Johan Soderberg
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This book analyses a peculiar phase in the history of Stockholm which has not previously been systematically investigated. Between 1750 and 1850 the Swedish capital experienced long-term stagnation, characterized by de-industrialization and slow... (read more)

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The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia
The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia
by Michael Booth
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Gnarr: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Gnarr: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
by Jon Gnarr
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