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By Neil Kent

Neil Kent's publication sweeps via Sweden's heritage from the Stone Age to the current day. Early assurance comprises Viking hegemony, the Scandinavian Union, the Reformation and Sweden's political zenith as Europe's maximum superpower within the 17th century, whereas later chapters discover the Swedish Enlightenment, royal absolutism, the dedication to army neutrality and Pan-Scandinavianism. the writer brings his account brand new through concentrating on newer advancements: the increase of Social Democracy, the institution of the welfare country, the country's popularity of club within the ecu Union and its innovative ecological programme. The booklet effectively combines the politics, economics and social and cultural mores of 1 of the world's so much effectively functioning and humane societies. this can be an informative and pleasing account for college kids and normal readers.

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