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The age of social democracy : Norway and Sweden in the twentieth century

Author: Francis Sejersted; Madeleine B Adams
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
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Presents the history of how two countries on the northern edge of Europe built societies in the twentieth century that became objects of inspiration and envy around the world. This title tells how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Sejersted; Madeleine B Adams
ISBN: 9780691147741 0691147744
OCLC Number: 656848151
Notes: Translation of v. 2 of revised version of: Norge og Sverige gjennom 200 år / Bo Stråth. Oslo : Pax, 2005.
Awards: Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011.
Description: viii, 543 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1905-1940 : growth and social integration. Dreaming the land of the future --
National integration and democracy --
Assistance for self-help --
Revolution or reform --
Distance and proximity. 1940-1970 : the golden age of social democracy. Cooperation in a menacing world --
"The most dynamic force for social development " --
The crowning glory --
What kind of people do we need? --
Capitalism, socialism, and democracy. 1970-2000 : a richer reality. A difficult modernity --
What happened to economic democracy? From equality to freedom --
The return of politics --
The last "Soviet states" --
After social democracy : toward new social structures?
Other Titles: Sosialdemokratiets tidsalder.
Responsibility: Francis Sejersted ; translated by Richard Daly ; with editing by Madeleine B. Adams.
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