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A concise history of Finland

Author: David Kirby
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge concise histories
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th printView all editions and formats
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An up-to-date political, social and economic history of Finland from medieval times to the present. David Kirby traces the evolution of Finland's distinctive identity and of the Finnish national  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kirby
ISBN: 0521539897 9780521539890 052183225X 9780521832250
OCLC Number: 695549387
Description: XV, 343 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Preface; 1. A medieval marchland; 2. The Swedish legacy; 3. From Stockholm to St Petersburg, 1780-1860; 4. The embryonic state, 1860-1907; 5. The independent state, 1907-1937; 6. War and peace, 1939-1956; 7. The Kekkonen era, 1956-1981; 8. From nation-state to Eurostate; Key dates; Presidents of Finland; Elections and governments; Guide to further reading.
Series Title: Cambridge concise histories
Responsibility: David Kirby.

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