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Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

by Sverre Bagge

Christianity and European-style monarchy—the cross and the scepter—were introduced to Scandinavia in the tenth century, a development that was to have profound implications for all of Europe. Cross and Scepter...


Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings

by Snorri Sturluson

Great classic by Icelandic poet/chieftain chronicles reigns of 16 high kings, including Olav II Haraldson, patron saint of Norway. Viking roving gives way to Christianity, unification of Norway. Over 130 illustrations...


Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas

by H. A. Guerber

Reliable versions of age-old Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape Western culture. Creation of world, deeds of gods and heroes such as Odin and Thor, machinations of Loki, more.


Popular Tales from Norse Mythology

by George Webbe Dasent

42 thrilling folktales include "Dapplegrim," "Tatterhood," "The Werewolf," "Such Women Are," "The Three Dogs," "Temptations," "The Magician's Pupil," "Legend of Tannhäuser," "The Outlaw," "The Widow's Son,"...


Nordic Gods and Heroes

by Padraic Colum & Willy Pogany

Simple, dramatic tales of gods and goddesses who dwell in Asgard: exploits of Odin and Thor, winning of Brynhild, twilight of the gods, more. Over 40 illustrations.


Historical Dictionary of Norway

by Jan Sjåvik

The Historical Dictionary of Norway supplies a wealth of information that illuminates Norway's remarkable history, society, and culture. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay,...


Czech Political Prisoners: Recovering Face

by Jana Kopelentova Rehak

Czech Political Prisoners is about the legacy of political violence under Socialism in Central Eastern Europe. In light of reconciliation, in post-Socialist Czech Republic former political prisoners’ various...


The A to Z of Norway

by Jan Sjåvik

The A to Z of Norway supplies a wealth of information that illuminates Norway's remarkable history, society, and culture. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, appendixes,...


The A to Z of Denmark

by Alastair H. Thomas

The A to Z of Denmark relates the history of this successful country through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on kings, politicians,...


The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

by Julian D. Richards

The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, repeatedly plundering the British Isles and the North Atlantic throughout the early Middle Ages. Yet Vikings were also traders, settlers, and farmers,...


ORIGO Gentis Langobardorum

by Anonymous - King Rotari

This Mini eBook contains the Latin version of Origo, the legend about the origin of the Lombards.


Good Sweden, Bad Sweden

by Paul Rapacioli

You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden! Who would believe this?

The idea of Sweden as a nation in crisis is spreading. With influential news outlets reporting stories of no-go zones, lawlessness...


The Story of Norway (Serapis Classics)

by Hjalmar Boyesen

The Norsemen are a Germanic race, and belong, accordingly, to the Aryan family. Their next of kin are the Swedes and Danes. Their original home was Asia, and probably that part of Asia which the ancients called...


The state as master

by Maria Agren

We tend to think of state service as the typical male form of work. However, this notion does not do justice to the early history of states and their servants, and it obscures the role of women and gender entirely....


The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine

by Carly Elizabeth Schall

Sweden is well known for the success of its welfare state. Many believe that success was made possible in part by the country's ethnic homogeneity and that the increased diversity of Sweden’s population is...


Women in Old Norse Society

by Jenny Jochens

Jenny Jochens captures in fascinating detail the lives of women in pagan and early Christian Iceland and Norway: their work, sexual behavior, marriage customs, reproductive practices, familial relations, leisure...


Blood on the Snow

by Jan Bondeson

The Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, a major figure in world politics and an ardent opponent of apartheid, was shot dead on the streets of Stockholm in February 1986. At the time of his death, Palme was deeply...


The Swedish Porn Scene

by Mariah Larsson

This book presents a close look at the golden age of Swedish pornography in the 1970s, with a specific focus on pornographic films screened in Malmö between 1971 and 1976. How, Mariah Larsson asks, was that...


Making Nordic Historiography

by Pertti Haapala, Marja Jalava & Simon Larsson

Is there a "Nordic history"? If so, what are its origins, its scope, and its defining features? In this informative volume, scholars from all five Nordic nations tackle a notoriously problematic historical...


Tómas Jónsson, Bestseller

by Guðberger Bergsson & Lytton Smith

Moving between realism and meandering polemic, Tómas Jónsson, Bestseller lays bare the failure of Icelandic man and his culture. From conversation between bank employees about pick-up techniques to bedridden...