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Armour from the Battle of Wisby
by Bengt Thordeman, Brian R. Price (Introduction)
(Hardcover)

Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story
by Richard W. Lewis
(Paperback)
 

The Battle That Shook Europe: Poltava and the Birth of the Russian Empire
by Peter Englund
Paperback from I.B. Tauris
 
Codebreakers: Arne Beurling and the Swedish Crypto Program During World War II
by Bengt Beckman, Kjell-Ove Widman
Hardcover from American Mathematical Society
 
Grace in the Wilderness: After the Liberation, 1945-1948
by Aranka Siegal
(Paperback)
 
The History of Sweden: (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)
by Byron J. Nordstrom
Hardcover from Greenwood Publishing Group
 
Light in My Darkness
by Helen Keller, Ray Silverman, Dorothy Herrmann
Paperback from Swedenborg Foundation
 
Medieval Women Mystics: Gertrude the Great, Angela of Foligno, Birgitta of Sweden, Julian of Norwich: Selected Spiritual Writings
by Elizabeth Ruth Obbard (Editor)
(Paperback)

Moments of Truth
by Jan Carlzon
Paperback from Perennial
1989
 

Muscovy and Sweden in the Thirty Years' War 1630-1635
Muscovy and Sweden in the Thirty Years' War 1630-1635
by B. F. Porshnev, Paul Dukes, Brian Pearce
Hardcover from Cambridge University Press
 
My Life As an Explorer: The Great Adventurer's Classic Memoir (Kodansha Globe)
My Life As an Explorer: The Great Adventurer's Classic Memoir (Kodansha Globe)
by Sven Anders Hedin, Alfhild Huebsch, Peter Hopkirk, Philip Turner
Book Description:
Introduction by Anthony Brandt.
Over the course of three decades in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Swedish geographer and explorer Sven Hedin traveled Central Asia¼s ancient Silk Road, along the way discovering lost cities, mapping uncharted rivers, and seeing more of “the roof of the world” than any European before him. Illustrated with 160 sketches by the author, this larger-than-life memoir captures the splendor of now-vanished civilizations, the excitement of unearthing ancient monuments, the chilling terror of snow-clogged mountain passes, the danger of infiltrating Tibet and of outwitting Torgut bandits, and the honor of close friendships with royalty from Peking to London.

A worldwide bestseller in the 1920s and named one of National Geographic Adventure magazine’s “100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time,” the National Geographic Adventure Classics edition of My Life as an Explorer features an expedition map and exclusive reprints of articles Hedin wrote for National Geographic between 1897 and 1905.
Paperback from Kodansha International

 
Neoclassicism in the North: Swedish Furniture and Interiors 1770-1850
by Hakan Groth, et al
(Paperback)

The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558-1721 (Modern Wars in Perspective)
by Robert I. Frost
Paperback from Pearson Longman
28 July, 2000

Orrefors: A Century of Swedish Glassmaking
by Kerstin Wickman (Editor), et al
Listed under Antique Glass

Our Beloved Sweden: Food, Flowers, Festivals & Faith
by Janet L Martin
(Paperback)

Poems of Color: Knitting in the Bohus Tradition
by Wendy Keele
Listed under Knitting

Saab Gripen: Sweden's 21st Century Multi-Role Aircraft 
by Gerard Keijsper
(Paperback)
 

Sweden: The Nation's History
Sweden: The Nation's History
by Franklin D. Scott
Paperback from Southern Illinois Univ Pr (Trd)
1989
 
Swedish Design
by Ken Susanne/Nyberg Helgeson
Hardcover from Mitchell Beazley
 
SWEDISH TEXTILE ART: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Swedish Textile Art)
by Viveka Hansen
Listed under Textile Arts

Nationalism and the Nordic Imagination: Swedish Art of the 1890s
by Michelle Facos
(Hardcover)s

The Rough Guide to Sweden (Sweden (Rough Guides))

Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Marc Simont (Illustrator)
Reading level: Ages 4-8

Country Houses of Sweden
by Barbara Stoeltie, Rene Stoeltie, Angelika Taschen (Editor), René Stoeltie
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Scandinavian Art Pottery: Denmark and Sweden
by Robin Hecht 
Listed under Pottery & Porcelain

Gustavus Adolphus: A History of the Art of War from Its Revival After the Middle Ages to the End of the Spanish Succession War
by Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Rome and the Counter-Reformation in Scandinavia
by Oskar Garstein
Book Description: The author tries to trace the complex processes that combined to form the policies of the Roman Curia in cooperation with Propaganda, the Jesuit Fathers, and at times with the Great Catholic Powers vis-a-vis Scandinavia during the reigns of Christian IV of Denmark and Norway and most especially of the warrior king, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden and of his daughter Queen Christina. On the basis of the original authentic documents in deposits all over Europe, though most especially in the Vatican, Propaganda, and Jesuit archives, the author attempts to unfold the clandestine work of the Counter-Reformation orchestrated from Rome during the Thirty Years' War. Moreover, he provides a partly new study of the motives that brought about the reconciliation with Rome of Queen Christina of Sweden.
Hardcover: ; Dimensions (in inches): 2.25 x 10.00 x 6.50
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers; (July 1992)
ISBN: 9004093958

Utopia and Reality: Modernity in Sweden 1900-1960
by Cecilia Widenheim (Editor), Eva Rudberg (Editor)
(Hardcover)

The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model (Nber Conference Report)
by Richard B. Freeman (Editor), et al
(Hardcover)

From ABBA to Mamma Mia!: The Official Book
by Carl Magnus Palm, Anders Hanser (Photographer)
Out of Print - Try Used Books

Sweden : The Nation's History
by Franklin D. Scott 
Out of Print - Try Used Books
 
 

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