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History of Scandinavia

Paul Christian Sinding

History of Scandinavia

from the early times of the Northmen and Vikings to the present day.

by Paul Christian Sinding

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Published by The author in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 15-471 p.
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16615687M

Much of this lucid book unfolds like a series of short stories, tales told Ferguson by friends, literary connections, and even strangers. In , at the British author took off on a lark to Sweden and Denmark, and, despite some misadventures, his love for Scandinavia was born. He moved to Norway in and has lived there ever since. A History of Scandinavia Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland (Book): Derry, T. K.

The book is a powerful story of how the development of hatred in one person can expose an entire society to his violent agenda. Seierstad’s book begins with Breivik having already killed 22 people, coming upon 11 other teenagers, and how he proceeded to shoot them one by one. Scandinavia, part of northern Europe, generally held to consist of the two countries of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Norway and Sweden, with the addition of Denmark. Some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland on geologic and economic grounds and of Iceland and the Faroe Islands owing to related languages.

OK, here's more serious stuff: "Scandinavia: At War with Trolls--A Modern History from the Napoleonic Era to the Third Millenium by Tony Griffiths". It covers also history of other countries (Denmark, Sweden and Finland), but it's damn interesting how their stories intertwine and it's really difficult to see Norway's history without Denmark and. Get this from a library! The Cambridge history of Scandinavia. Vol. 2, [E I Kouri; Jens E Olesen;] -- Volume 2 of 'The Cambridge History of Scandinavia' provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the Scandinavian cultures through the formation of the Middle Ages through to the formation of.


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Scandinavian history is always a little difficult to read in that the names of the players are hard to follow some times and they did not have a written history in the beginning of their story.

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