Category Archives: Scandinavia

The Mannerheim Line 1920-39: Finnish Fortifications of the Winter War (Fortress)

In the wake of the bloody civil war that followed Finland’s independence from Russia in 1917, the border between the two countries was established across the Karelian Isthmus, an area long fought over by Russia, Finland and Sweden in their … Continue reading

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The Viking World (Routledge Worlds)

Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today‚Äôs leading scholars, both established seniors and … Continue reading

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The Vikings: Voyagers of Discovery and Plunder (General Military)

The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. Viking raids reached from Norway to North Africa, they established the dukedom of Normandy, provided the Byzantine Emperor’s bodyguard and landed … Continue reading

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Finland (Modern World Nations)

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Swords of the Viking Age

This new work fills a vacuum in English language studies of the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking Age, from the mid-eighth through to the mid-eleventh century. Given the mission of seeking out the best representative … Continue reading

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Viking Kings of Britain and Ireland: The Dynasty of Ivarr to A.D. 1014

Vikings plagued the coasts of Ireland and Britain in the 790s. Over time, their raids became more intense and by the mid-ninth century vikings had established a number of settlements in Ireland and Britain and had become heavily involved with … Continue reading

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The CNN Effect in Action: How the News Media Pushed the West Toward War in Kosovo (The Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication)

This project advances the existing theoretical work on the CNN effect, a claim that innovations in the speed and quality of technology create conditions in which the media can act as an independent factor influencing governments, the military and the … Continue reading

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Finland at War 1939 – 45 (Elite)

Finland’s fight to defend her independence earned this tiny nation of just 3 million people a distinct place in history. Invaded by Stalin before World War II, Finland held out for months and inflicted huge losses on the invaders, but … Continue reading

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Sweden (Modern World Nations)

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The Vikings: Voyagers of Discovery and Plunder (General Military)

The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. Viking raids reached from Norway to North Africa, they established the dukedom of Normandy, provided the Byzantine Emperor’s bodyguard and landed … Continue reading

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