all ebooks in category: History of Norway (7)

Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation
English | 6 Apr. 2014 | ISBN: 069116150X | 336 Pages | EPUB | 3.78 MB

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 …

Norwegian Waffen-SS Legion, 1941-1943 (Osprey Men-at-Arms 524)
2019 | ISBN: 1472834399 | English | 50 Pages | True PDF | 9 MB

Following the Nazi occupation of Norway in 1941, the Waffen-SS began recruiting volunteers to serve in their ranks. Initially formed into small volunteer units, these …

Norse Greenland: Viking Peasants in the Arctic
2018 | ISBN: 0815366299 | English | 446 pages | PDF | 20 MB

How could a community of 2000–3000 Viking peasants survive in Arctic Greenland for 430 years (ca. 985–1415), and why did they finally disappear? European agriculture …

Petsamo and Kirkenes 1944: The Soviet offensive in the Northern Arctic (Osprey Campaign 343)
2019 | ISBN: 1472831136 | English | 97 Pages | True PDF | 19,5 MB

This title examines the bitter conflict between two highly tactical armies as they battled across challenging terrain to gain control of strategically significant Northern Finland. …

From Antiquities to Heritage: Transformations of Cultural Memory
English | 2014 | pages: 188 | ISBN: 1782382984 | PDF | 1,3 mb

Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as …

A Warrior Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of Sweden as a Military Superpower, 1611-1721
English | September 10, 2014 | ISBN: 1612002420 | EPUB | 320 pages | 1.6 MB

This book examines the meteoric rise of Sweden as the pre-eminent military power in Europe during the Thirty Years War during the 1600's, and then …

Made in Sweden: 25 ideas that created a country
English | April 30th, 2019 | ISBN: 194753484X | 160 pages | EPUB | 0.28 MB

What are the real Swedish Values? Who is the real Swedish Model? In recent times, we have come to favour all things Scandi — their …