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Johansson, Inger

Overview
Works: 151 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 259 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Comparative studies 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other, Illustrator, Editor, Lyricist, Copyright holder
Classifications: HM206,
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Publications about Inger Johansson
Publications by Inger Johansson
Most widely held works by Inger Johansson
Trebussen : noveller by Inger Johansson( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in Swedish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Ordinary men : Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the final solution in Poland by Christopher R Browning( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Swedish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In the early hours of July 13, 1942, the men of Reserve Police Battalion 101, a unit of the German Order Police, entered the Polish Village of Jozefow. They had arrived in Poland less than three weeks before, most of them recently drafted family men too old for combat service -- workers, artisans, salesmen, and clerks. By nightfall, they had rounded up Jozefow's 1,800 Jews, selected several hundred men as "work Jews," and shot the rest -- that is, some 1,500 women, children, and old people. Most of these overage, rear-echelon reserve policemen had grown to maturity in the port city of Hamburg in pre-Hitler Germany and were neither committed Nazis nor racial fanatics. Nevertheless, in the sixteen months from the Jozefow massacre to the brutal Erntefest ("harvest festival") slaughter of November 1943, these average men participated in the direct shooting deaths of at least 38,000 Jews and the deportation to Treblinka's gas chambers of 45,000 more -- a total body count of 83,000 for a unit of less than 500 men. Drawing on postwar interrogations of 210 former members of the battalion, Christopher Browning lets them speak for themselves about their contribution to the Final Solution -- what they did, what they thought, how they rationalized their behavior (one man would shoot only infants and children, to "release" them from their misery). In a sobering conclusion, Browning suggests that these good Germans were acting less out of deference to authority or fear of punishment than from motives as insidious as they are common: careerism and peer pressure. With its unflinching reconstruction of the battalion's murderous record and its painstaking attention to the social background and actions of individual men, this unique account offers some of the most powerful and disturbing evidence to date of the ordinary human capacity for extraordinary inhumanity
Historien om Gud by Karen Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Swedish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Snow by Orhan Pamuk( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
After years of lonely political exile, Turkish poet Ka returns to Istanbul to attend his mother's funeral and learns about a series of suicides among pious girls forbidden to wear headscarves
Historien om Jerusalem : en stad - tre religioner by Karen Armstrong( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Swedish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies by Jared M Diamond( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Swedish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? In this groundbreaking book, evolutionary biologist Jared Diamond stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors actually responsible for history's broadest patterns. Here, at last, is a world history that really is a history of all the world's peoples, a unified narrative of human life even more intriguing and important than accounts of dinosaurs and glaciers. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world, and its inequalities, came to be. It is a work rich in dramatic revelations that will fascinate readers even as it challenges conventional wisdom
Family matters by Rohinton Mistry( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Swedish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Set in Bombay in the mid-1990s, Family Matters tells a story of familial love and obligation, of personal and political corruption, of the demands of tradition and the possibilities for compassion. Nariman Vakeel, the patriarch of a small discordant family, is beset by Parkinson's and haunted by memories of his past. He lives with his two middle-aged stepchildren, Coomy, bitter and domineering, and her brother, Jal, mild-mannered and acquiescent. But the burden of the illness worsens the already strained family relationships. Soon, their sweet-tempered half-sister, Roxana, is forced to assume sole responsibility for her bedridden father. And Roxana's husband, besieged by financial worries, devises a scheme of deception involving his eccentric employer at a sporting goods store, setting in motion a series of events that leads to the narrative's moving outcome. Family Matters has all the richness, the gentle humour, and the narrative sweep that have earned Mistry the highest of accolades around the world
Through the narrow gate by Karen Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A former nun reveals the intimate details of her life within the enclosed world of an austere religious order
Buddha by Karen Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A world-renouned religious thinker contemplates one of the world's most sacred figures. In a profound blend of biography, religion, history, and philosophy, Armstrong's highly original portrait of the Buddha explores both the archetypal religious icon and Buddha the man
The turning : new stories by Tim Winton( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories set in western Australia includes the stories of brothers who shun one another, ex-lovers who reunite to remember their incompatibility, and a man who returns to the site of a frightening childhood event
Äldrevårdens svaga länkar : praktiska lösningar på psykologiska och organisatoriska problem by Gerry Larsson( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Kampen för Gud : fundamentalism inom judendom, kristendom och islam by Karen Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Visst kan alla vara med! i idrott, lek och spel by Lena Hammar( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Den siste samurajen by Helen Dewitt( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Quality of care and assessment of health among elderly in acute care by Inger Johansson( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Djävulsdalen by André P Brink( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
För Guds skull : om religionens betydelse by Karen Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The spiral staircase : my climb out of darkness by Karen Armstrong( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Armstrong begins the story of her spiritual journey with her departure in 1969 from the Roman Catholic convent she had entered seven years before--hoping, but ultimately failing, to find God. She knew almost nothing of the changed world to which she was returning, and she was tormented by panic attacks and inexplicable seizures. Armstrong's struggle against despair was further fueled by a string of discouragements--failed spirituality, doctorate, and jobs; fruitless dealings with psychiatrists. Finally, in 1976, she was diagnosed with epilepsy and given treatment. She then began the writing career that would become her true calling, and as she focused on the sacred texts of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, her own inner story began to emerge. Without realizing it, she was on a spiritual quest, and through it she would eventually experience transcendence--the profound fulfillment that she had not found in long hours of prayer as a young nun.--From publisher description
A short history of myth by Karen Armstrong( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Human beings have always been mythmakers. Theologian Armstrong here investigates myth: what it is, how it has evolved, and why we still so desperately need it. She takes us from the Paleolithic period and the myths of the hunters, up to the Great Western Transformation of the last five hundred years and the discrediting of myth by science. The history of myth is the history of humanity, our stories and beliefs, our curiosity and attempts to understand the world, which link us to our ancestors and each other.--From publisher description
The rights of desire by André P Brink( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ruben Oliver, a widower who leads an isolated existence in a Cape Town suburb, takes in a younger boarder who transforms his life
 
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Swedish (49)
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