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Sweden - An Illustrated History (Paperback): Martina Sprague
Sweden - An Illustrated History (Paperback): Martina Sprague

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Sweden - An Illustrated History (Paperback)

Martina Sprague

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The history of Sweden is the history of the new Europe. Martina Sprague gives us the insider's Sweden, from the Ice Age to the modern socialist state. This short history is ideal for travelers, students, and anyone who wants to more about the homeland of their Ikea bookcase.With its midnight sun and Gulf Stream climate, Sweden is a land of contradictions. It is home to petroglyphs dating from 9000 BC, thriving high-tech industries, and the ubiquitous design chain Ikea. A comparatively peaceful and economically stable twentieth century secured its reputation as a great place to live, with a solid economy and a generous welfare system. Emigration reversed itself-now more than ten percent of the country's nine million residents were born abroad. When Sweden entered the EU in 1995, its borders became easier for tourists and immigrants to cross. This short history is ideal for travelers, students, and those with an eye on the new Europe.

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Imprint: Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2005
First published: November 2005
Authors: Martina Sprague
Dimensions: 140 x 215 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 234
ISBN-13: 978-0-7818-1114-9
Barcode: 9780781811149
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > General
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
LSN: 0-7818-1114-7

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