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Land of the Olympians : papers from the enlightened far north

Author: Robert Corfe
Publisher: Bury St. Edmunds [England] : Arena Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of various aspects of life, thought, and everyday existence in Scandinavia, as experienced through the author's 9-year residence in the far north in the 1960s. This book features  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Corfe
ISBN: 9781906791179 1906791171
OCLC Number: 276226975
Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Seeing The Future Through The Past 1; 1 - The Nordic Countries 31; 2 - How To Be An Olympian 37; 3 - Whither Democracy? 77; 4 - Welsh Nationalism 94; 5 - The English Class System 99; 6 - Two Worlds One Country 112; 7 - The Salama Blasphemy Case 134; 8 - A Foreigner Looks At Finland 141; 9 - On The Possibility of a Tabloid Press in Finland 175; 10 - An Advertisement For Marriage 180; 11 - What The Watchdog Saw 195; 12 - Internationalism and Europe 224; INDEX 259.
Responsibility: Robert Corfe.

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