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Sámi Musical Performance and the Politics of Indigeneity in Northern Europe

by Thomas Hilder

The Sámi are Europe’s only recognized indigenous people living across regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Russian Kola peninsula. The subjects of a history of Christianization, land dispossession,...

Czech Political Prisoners

by Jana Kopelentova Rehak

Czech Political Prisoners: Recovering Face is the story of men and women who survived Czechoslovakian Communist concentration camps. Men and women disappeared, were arrested, imprisoned, interrogated, tortured,...

Blood, Fire, Death

by Ika Johannesson & Jon Jefferson Klingberg

In the early 1990s, Swedish death metal revolutionized the international music scene. Suddenly, the mild-mannered Scandinavian country found itself at the forefront of a new movement with worldwide impact thanks...

Two Homelands

by Odd Lovoll

Odd S. Lovoll has spent his career chronicling the stories of Norwegian immigrants to the United States and Canada. He, too, was an immigrant at a young age, and like many international migrants returned to...

Koine Formation and Society

by Randi Neteland

Massive in-migration to a new town leads to socio-cultural and linguistic contact and—inevitably--change. Which linguistic features are preferred in the new dialect? Why do these features prevail? And how...

Norse in the North Atlantic

by Ryan Sines

Horned helmets. Pirates. Murderers. The Vikings are often depicted as fierce invaders who straddle the line between barbarians and civilized people. However, the Norse spread throughout Europe and Asia during...

Nordic War Stories

by Marianne Stecher-Hansen

Situated on Europe?s northern periphery, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden found themselves caught between warring powers during World War II. Ultimately, these nations survived the conflict as sovereign...

The Warrior’s Barrow

by Henrik Ibsen

"The Warrior’s Barrow" (or, "The Burial Mound") was Henrik Ibsen's second play and his first play to be performed. Written in 1850 when Ibsen was 22 years old, the play was first performed at the Christiania...

Norse Mythology

by Birker Leif

This is a 3-book bundle, which addresses various subtopics, including but not limited to these:

Book 1: Scandinavians of the ancient world had many gods and goddesses they worshipped. Are you curious about which...

Norse Mythology

by Birker Leif

The following topics are included in this 3-book combo:

Book 1: How did the ancient Vikings live?

What was their society like?

This and many other questions about history and mythology will be answered in this...

Norse Mythology

by Birker Leif

This is a 2-book combo, which has the following titles:

Book 1: Scandinavians of the ancient world had many gods and goddesses they worshipped. Are you curious about which ones they revered so much?

Well, in this...

Norse Mythology

by Birker Leif

This book consists of two titles, which are the following:

Book 1: Scandinavians of the ancient world had many gods and goddesses they worshipped. Are you curious about which ones they revered so much?

Well, in...

Norse Mythology

by Birker Leif

Historical and mythological anecdotes are given in this fascinating compilation of stories and facts.

Some of the things you will read about or listen to, concern the following:

- The meaning of the word Viking....


by J G Edgar

The author has endeavoured to tell the events preceding and of the Norman Conquest in a popular manner, and to give an idea of the principal personages who figured in England at the period when that memorable...


by Robert Ferguson

Scandinavia is the epitome of cool: we fill our homes with Nordic furniture; we envy their humane social welfare system and their healthy outdoor lifestyle; we glut ourselves on their crime fiction; even their...


by Coby Evans

Become familiar with the gods and goddesses of ancient Viking mythology, the conquerors who set off on trips across the seas and oceans from the north. In this guide, the main legends, the heroes, the rituals,...


by Bragi Ólafsson & Lytton Smith

A thirty-something aspiring writer, G., encounters a former romantic rival at the post office, a man he once wished didn?t exist. On a whim, G. begins trailing the man throughout Reykjavik. What starts as an...

Sweden's Dark Soul

by Kajsa Norman

Reporter Chang Frick grew up dark-haired in a nation of blonds. Ostracized as a child, in adulthood he set out to expose the hypocrisy of Swedish society. When he revealed the cover-up of mass sexual assaults...

Norse Mythology

by Bernard Hayes

In this audio book, Norse Mythology: A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals, and Beliefs of Norse Mythology, the listener will be transported to the ancient customs of beliefs of the ancient Vikings...

Viking History 3 in 1

by Bernard Hayes

A bundle of three audiobooks about the Viking history and mythology.

Book One: This audiobook is an in-depth look at the Viking Age, and the deeds and daily lives of these ancient, sometimes mysterious people....