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history of Sweden

Andersson, Ingvar

history of Sweden

by Andersson, Ingvar

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Sweden -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIngvar Anderson ; translated from the Swedish by Carolyn Hannay.
      ContributionsHannay, Carolyn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL648 .A612 1956a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 461 p., 48 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6195279M
      LC Control Number56002336
      OCLC/WorldCa1290827

      Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hallendorff, Carl, History of Sweden. New York, AMS Press [] (OCoLC) Sweden: The Nation's History (Franklin D. Scott, ). Scott provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Swedish people from feudalism to democracy. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (Selma Lagerlöf, ). In this fantastical children's novel (winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature), Nils loves nothing more than eating, sleeping.

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