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Sweden, the nation"s history

by Franklin Daniel Scott

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

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  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Sweden -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFranklin D. Scott ; with an epilogue by Steven Koblik.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL648 .S36 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 686 p., [36] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages686
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2031347M
      ISBN 100809315130, 0809314894
      LC Control Number88006931

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      Description. By Franklin D. Scott (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ). Paper, pp. This is a revised edition of the original book, a modern history of Sweden in the English language.   The son of a former prime minister of Sweden, Hammarskjold started young in public service, working at the Ministry of Finance, the Bank of Sweden and later the Ministry of Foreign : Sarah Pruitt.

      Page - Resolved, therefore, that, as men and as Irishmen, as Christians and as Protestants, we rejoice in the relaxation of the penal laws against our Roman Catholic fellow-subjects, and that we conceive the measure to be fraught with the happiest consequences to the union and prosperity of the inhabitants of Ireland.   One key feature of Sweden’s lack of neutrality in the Second World War is closely linked with its long history with Finland. Finland was a ‘co-belligerent’ with Germany, meaning that it engaged in the war as support for Germany, due to its nations’ alliance.


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This book merges military, religious and social history. It covers all the history of the nation since cavemen times.

However it is most focused on the last two centuries but without skipping any important event in earlier times. I think it is the best book on Sweden's history of ever and I sought for this type of historical source since !Cited by: Sweden, the nation's history.

Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Scott, Franklin D. (Franklin Daniel), Sweden, the nation's history.

Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Franklin D Scott. By contrast, contemporary Sweden is one of the world's most advanced nations in terms of politics, social welfare, gender equality, standard of living, technology, the arts, and participation in regional and global developments.

Nordstrom traces the history of Sweden, detailing its prehistory and Viking by:   Sweden, the Nation's History book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for the nations history book. Steven Koblik’s epilogue extends Scott’s now standa /5. Steven Koblik’s epilogue extends Scott’s now standard text with an analysis of contemporary Swedish political, economic, and social behavior.

In addition to the epilogue, Scott has made a number of alterations in the text in order to maintain the timeliness and comprehensiveness of the work. Using a chronological-topical structure, Scott shows how and why Sweden progressed from times of 5/5(2). Sweden joined the United Nations in and participated alongside other early member nations the nations history book the adoption of the UN Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December Swedish diplomat Folke Bernadotte was unanimously appointed "United Nations Sweden in Palestine" for the Security Council in the Arab-Israeli conflict between and The first official mediator in UN history UN Ambassador: Olof Skoog.

Nonetheless, Sweden joined the League of Nations in and the United Nations in The first UN operation involving Swedish troops took place in Suez in SinceSweden has also co-operated with Nato under the Partnership for Peace.

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Sweden remains neutral, but is forced by Germany to allow troops to pass through. - Furniture company IKEA is founded. - Swedish author Astrid Lindgren publishes her first Pippi Longstocking book. - Sweden joins the United Nations.

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Destination Sweden, one of the Scandinavian countries located in northern Europe on the Scandinavian is bordered by the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Bothnia, the Kattegat, Skagerrak, and Öresund straits, by Norway in west and north.

The Torne river forms most of Sweden's border with Finland in east. A portion of the country lies north of the Arctic Circle. Coordinates. Sweden (/ ˈ s w iː. d ə n /; Swedish: Sverige [ˈsvæ̌rjɛ] ()), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige [ˈkôːnɵŋaˌriːkɛt ˈsvæ̌rjɛ] ()), is a Nordic country in Northern Europe.

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