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Culture and customs of Norway

Author: Margaret Hayford O'Leary
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Series: Culture and customs of Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Norway is one of the world's largest oil-exporting nations. It is also one of the most progressive countries in the world, according to the Global Gender Gap Index, the Global Peace Index, and the Human Development Index. Yet, despite its outstanding culture, important economy, and spectacular beauty, Norway remains unfamiliar to most Americans.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Leary, Margaret Hayford.
Culture and customs of Norway.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(DLC) 2010016987
(OCoLC)548555677
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Hayford O'Leary
ISBN: 9780313362491 0313362491
OCLC Number: 707080467
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 227 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: Chronology --
The land, people, and politics --
History --
Religion and thought --
Marriage, gender, family, and education --
Holidays and leisure activities --
Cuisine and fashion --
Language and literature --
Media and cinema --
Performing arts --
Art and architecture/housing.
Series Title: Culture and customs of Europe.
Other Titles: Norway
Responsibility: Margaret Hayford O'Leary.

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This thorough introduction to modern-day Norway and Norwegian culture shows the impact a small country can have on the world in terms of peace building, environmental issues, technological  Read more...

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