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A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940

by William Trotter

In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the kind of war that spawns legends-against the mighty Soviet Union, and yet their epic struggle has been largely ignored. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed attacks on...


Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark's Revolutionary Bank Robbers

by Gabriel Kuhn

In May of 1989, on a quiet street in Copenhagen, police discovered an apartment that had served for years as a hideaway for Denmark’s most notorious 20th-century bank robbers. The members, who belonged to...


Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic: Regional dynamics in a global world

by Rolf Tamnes & Kristine Offerdal

Written by a group of leading experts on Artic affairs, this book offers a historically informed and comprehensive study of the geopolitics and security challenges of the Arctic.

The key aim of the work is to...


Gustavas Adolphus

by Michael Roberts

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...


Gustavas Adolphus

by Michael Roberts

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...


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...


How to Be Danish: A Journey to the Cultural Heart of Denmark

by Patrick Kingsley

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...


The Vikings in History

by F. Donald Logan

Updated with important new research, archaeological findings and debates, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful examination of the Vikings, and their role in history, is a key text in the study...


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,...


Northern Security and Global Politics: Nordic-Baltic Strategic Influence in a Post-Unipolar World

by Ann-Sofie Dahl & Pauli Järvenpää

This book takes a comprehensive approach to security in the Nordic-Baltic region, studying how this region is affected by developments in the international system.

The advent of the new millennium coincided...


The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection

by Thomas Bulfinch

The Essential Legends and Sagas Collection, classics in one book:

The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights- James Knowles

Four Arthurian Romances- Chretien DeTroyes

Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut- Wace...


Anglicanism: Confidence, Commitment and Communion

by Martyn Percy

Martyn Percy highlights how rich and reflexive the Anglican tradition can be in living and proclaiming the gospel of Christ. This book offers some sharply-focused snapshots of contemporary Anglicanism, and cover...


Scandinavia in the Age of Revolution: Nordic Political Cultures, 1740-1820

by Pasi Ihalainen & Michael Bregnsbo

The 'Age of Revolution' is a term seldom used in Scandinavian historiography, despite the fact that Scandinavia was far from untouched by the late eighteenth-century revolutions in Europe and America. Presenting...


Public Health and Municipal Policy Making: Britain and Sweden, 1900-1940

by Marjaana Niemi

Public health policies had a profound impact on urban life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, yet relatively few people took an active interest in the formulation of these policies. In this...


Viking: The Norse Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual

by John Haywood

Combines the latest research and discoveries with a humorous eye to take us inside the Viking world So you want to be a Viking?

Vikings are the lords of the northern seas. Fame, glory, and wealth await those...


Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2

by Kari Stenman & Chris Davey

Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Production was also scheduled to commence in Spain too but Nationalist forces overran...


Sagas of the Icelanders

by William Morris

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of Icelandic sagas:

Cormac's Saga

Grettir the Strong

Frithiof the Bold

The Prose Edda


Containing Coexistence: America, Russia, and the "Finnish Solution," 1945-1956

by Jussi M. Hanhimäki

Containing Coexistence: America, Russia, and the "Finnish Solution," 1945-1956, is the first full-scale study of Finland's role in Soviet-American relations during the onset of the cold war. Cold war Finland...


The Rise of the Networking Region: The Challenges of Regional Collaboration in a Globalized World

by Harald Baldersheim & Are Vegard Haug

Covering the four Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden plus the Faroe Islands, this volume charts the changes in networking activities and related development initiatives that have taken...


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...