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A History of Scandinavia

Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland

2000
Author:

T. K. Derry

A History of Scandinavia

A concise history that emphasizes the region’s common heritage.

A concise history that emphasizes the region’s common heritage.

Derry has achieved a near miracle in condensation while keeping details in hand, an intelligible flow, and an excellent style.

Library Journal

This concise account traces the history of the Scandinavian countries from earliest times to the present, emphasizing common features in their heritage and in their contribution to the modern world. The author’s aim is to describe each country’s history, traditions, and way of life and to examine the political development of the five nations in the context of the whole Nordic region.

A History of Scandinavia

T. K. Derry also wrote A History of Modern Norway, 1814-1972 and A Short History of Norway.

A History of Scandinavia

Derry has achieved a near miracle in condensation while keeping details in hand, an intelligible flow, and an excellent style.

Library Journal