Modern-day Vikings (BOK)

Lisa Werner Carr

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Modern-Day Vikings is a window into contemporary Sweden. True to its title, the book traces many of Sweden's cultural traits back to its Viking heritage: self-sufficiency, fairness, egalitarianism, and democracy. But this just scratches the surface; the authors also examine the famous "cradle-to-grave" social democracy and the social and economic challenges brought on by immigration and other twenty-first century changes. Robinowitz and Carr explore the values underlying modern Swedish culture, such as lagom (moderation), the law of Jante (personal modesty), communication styles, and business practices. A most enjoyable chapter is "The Seasons and their Power," where readers get a glimpse of the "complete Swede" as characterized by the four seasons especially the Summer Swede.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2001 Forfatter Lisa Werner Carr
ISBN 9781877864889
Antall sider 216 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,4cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 281 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd