Cambridge Concise Histories: A Concise History of Sweden download free [PDF and Ebook] by Neil Kent

Cambridge Concise Histories: A Concise History of Sweden download free [PDF and Ebook] by Neil Kent year 2008
  • Book name: Cambridge Concise Histories: A Concise History of Sweden
  • Author: Neil Kent
  • Release date: 2008/2/16
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780521012270
  • Rating: 7.19 of 10
  • Votes: 172
  • Review by: Lorelei Macias
  • Review rating: 8.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 314
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Neil Kent's book sweeps through Sweden's history from the Stone Age to the present day. Early coverage includes Viking hegemony, the Scandinavian Union, the Reformation and Sweden's political zenith as Europe's greatest superpower in the seventeenth century, while later chapters explore the Swedish Enlightenment, royal absolutism, the commitment to military neutrality and Pan-Scandinavianism. The author brings his account up to date by focusing on more recent developments: the rise of Social Democracy, the establishment of the welfare state, the country's acceptance of membership in the European Union and its progressive ecological programme. The book successfully combines the politics, economics and social and cultural mores of one of the world's most successfully functioning and humane societies. This is an informative and entertaining account for students and general readers.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H39M33S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, European History, Politics & Government
  • Available formats: MobiPocket, TXT, EPUB, DOC, PML, WORD, TXTz, PDF. Compressed in RAR, AZW, BZ2, ZIP, GZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 138x216x19mm
  • Weight: 450g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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