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READING AND TRAVEL GUIDE

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Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki

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Insight Guide Scandinavia

Insight Guide Scandinavia

by Insight Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 448 PAGES

From Denmark to Sweden, Norway and Finland, this guide introduces the region with outstanding color maps and photographs. (SCN22, $23.99)

A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

A History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

by T.K Derry

  • HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 447 PAGES

Scandinavia from prehistory to the present with chapters on the Viking and Lutheran kingdoms, medieval times, monarchies, the World Wars and modern period, emphasizing the common cultural, political and social backgrounds. (SCN03, $25.00)

Vikings, The North Atlantic Saga

Vikings, The North Atlantic Saga

by William Fitzhugh | Elisabeth Ward

  • HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 432 PAGES

An extensively illustrated volume of Viking culture, history and exploration that focuses especially on voyages to North America. Published in conjunction with a Smithsonian exhibit, it features essays and 400 color photographs. (VIK11, $34.95)

Scandinavia Map

Scandinavia Map

by Michelin

  • 2012
  • MAP

With an index, area maps and table of driving times and distances, this handy, frequently updated map covers all of Scandinavia, including Finland, at a scale of 1:1.5 million on one side of the sheet. (SCN16, $12.95)

 
Scandinavia & Finland Map

Scandinavia & Finland Map


by Michelin Travel Publications

  • 2012
  • MAP

With an index, area maps and table of driving times and distances, this handy, frequently updated map covers all of Scandinavia, including Finland, at a scale of 1:1.5 million on one side of the sheet. (SCN66, $12.95)

Pocket Rough Guide Copenhagen

Pocket Rough Guide Copenhagen


by Lone Mouritsen | Andrew Spooner

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 144 PAGES

With information on key sights and a full-color, pull-out map, this is the guide to take along. (DMK15, $12.99)

Helsinki, A Cultural and Literary History

Helsinki, A Cultural and Literary History


by Neil Kent

  • HISTORY
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 247 PAGES

A literary guide to Helsinki, its history and culture, organized into three sections: city of architects and engineers; city of music and arts; and city of hospitality. With maps and black-and-white illustrations. (SCN33, $15.00)

Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings


by John Haywood

  • HISTORY
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 144 PAGES

The history of the Vikings told through a series of innovative maps and excellent photographs. This book traces the routes of the ninth-century Viking merchants and explorers throughout Europe and onto the New World. (VIK02, $22.00)

Stockholm, A Cultural History

Stockholm, A Cultural History


by Tony Griffiths

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

A literary, cultural guide to the art, architecture, traditions and history of Stockholm. (SWE57, $16.95)

The Vikings, Lords of the Seas

The Vikings, Lords of the Seas


by Yves Cohat

  • HISTORY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 175 PAGES

An indispensable reference that fits in your pocket, this slim volume is packed with maps, archival photographs and illustrations. (VIK01, $15.95)

We Die Alone

We Die Alone


by David Howarth

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES

Howarth's riveting account of determination and valor in Nazi-occupied Norway follows Jan Baalrud's extraordinary escape by ski across the Lyngen Alps. (NOR14, $16.95)

Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark


by Mary Wollstonecraft | William Godwin

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 129 PAGES

Groundbreaking feminist Wollstonecraft records her observations of a late 18th-century journey through Scandinavia in this small masterpiece, rich in detail of people and place. (SCN04, $16.95)

Don't Look Back

Don't Look Back


by Karen Fossum

  • MYSTERY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 324 PAGES

In her U.S. debut, Norwegian mystery author Karen Fossum weaves a tale of intrigue set in a small mountain town outside of Oslo. (NOR37, $14.00)

Growth of the Soil

Growth of the Soil


by Knut Hamsun

  • LITERATURE
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 352 PAGES

The epic tale of a homesteader in the mountainous Norwegian interior, which helped win Hamsun a Nobel Prize in 1920. (NOR36, $16.00)

Norwegian Folk Tales

Norwegian Folk Tales


by Peter Asbjornsen

  • ANTHOLOGY
  • 1982
  • PAPER
  • 188 PAGES

This rich collection of stories, interpreted by a leading scholar on ancient traditions and tales, will delight both adults and children. (NOR06, $15.95)

The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen

The Stories of Hans Christian Andersen


by Hans Christian Andersen | Diana Crone Frank | Jeffrey Frank

  • LITERATURE
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 293 PAGES
  • FAMILY

A newly refurbished collection of 22 tales, adroitly retranslated by Diana and Jeffrey Frank and with the original illustrations. (DMK27, $23.95)

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