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A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge Concise Histories)

by David Kirby

  • 224 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Finland,
  • Europe - Scandinavia,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7745428M
    ISBN 100521539897
    ISBN 109780521539890

    David Kirby is the author of A Concise History of Finland ( avg rating, 69 ratings, 11 reviews, published ), The Baltic and the North Seas ( /5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cambridge Concise Histories: A Concise History of Finland by David Kirby (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    A Concise History of Finland by David Kirby Few countries in Europe have undergone such rapid social, political and economic changes as Finland has during the last fifty years. David Kirby here sets out the fascinating history of this northern country, for centuries on the east-west divide of Europe, a country not blessed by nature, . A Concise History of Finland The 11th to the 21st Century by Soile Varis. ebook. Finland is a stable democracy. This book outlines the key historical events that created the nation. The story of Finland starts from the early Middle Ages, and takes readers to the new challenges set by globalization.

    Title: A Concise History Of Finland Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Cambridge University Press Language: English. Approximately one in every three Finns has read Finnish fiction during the past month. Finns also read books on history and home economics (mainly cookery books), and memoirs, crime novels and children’s books. They are increasingly reading foreign fiction in languages other than Finnish. Books have long formed a traditional gift in Finland.


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Finland underwent an enormous economic restructuring in the last half of the 20th century, but the author never describes how this occurred/5(10). "A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge Concise Histories)" by David Gordon Kirby is a very well researched and informative guide to Finland's history.

I found it most useful and feel I /5. A Concise History of Finland. Few countries in Europe have undergone such rapid social, political and economic changes as Finland has during the last fifty years. Cambridge Core - European History: General Interest - A Concise History of Finland - by David Kirby Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: Cambridge Core - European History: General Interest - A Concise History of Finland - by David Kirby Skip to main content We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: A Concise History of Finland starts from year old events, but the focus of the book is on the 19th and 20th centuries.

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The book is a perfect guide to Finland’s past for travelers, students, business people, media, and everyone interested in history. This book provides a brief, but very comprehensive, history of Finland from the bronze age to the twentieth century.

I found the extensive details on the early history of Swedish-Finnish expansion extremely helpful, although the book is a bit skimpy on the topic of the Finnish civil by:   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 state from the long centuries under Swedish rule, through self-government within the Russian Empire, to independence in the twentieth century/5(8).

As the main religion of Finland, but also of entire Scandinavia, Lutheranism has a centuries-long history. Until Finland formed the eastern part of the Swedish Kingdom, from to it.

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Free shipping for many products. The Cambridge Concise Histories book series by multiple authors includes books A Concise History of Canada, A Concise History of Finland, A Concise History of Germany, and several more. See the complete Cambridge Concise Histories series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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Overlaid on this were colonisation in the 12th centry by the Swedes who also brought with them western Christianity/5. Finnish history is a bit odd, because Finland is a recent creation, while the Finns have been inhabiting their homeland since the Neolithic.

Hence, so much of Finnish history is Swedish history and Russian history. Meinander's history is relatively short, probably because the Cited by: Buy A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge Concise Histories) by David Kirby (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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