5 edition of The land and people of Norway found in the catalog.
Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of Norway.
|Statement||by Claudette Charbonneau and Patricia Slade Lander ; special photographs by Ola Røe.|
|Series||Portraits of the nations|
|Contributions||Lander, Patricia Slade.|
|LC Classifications||DL409 .C43 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 240 p. :|
|Number of Pages||240|
|ISBN 10||0060205733, 0060205830|
|LC Control Number||91035029|
Norway was known as Thule. P. Senstius () once suggested that Thule is a shortened form of Nafthali. The above note says that not only Norway but also the people of Norway were called Thuls and that this word means Speaker. Naphtali is known for his "goodly words." The first wave of the White Huns, with the Danes settled in Norway and Denmark. Compared to other countries, people in Norway have a lot of free time. Norwegians admittedly work nine to five, but they have afternoons and evenings off – in addition to almost every Saturday and Sunday, as well as Christmas, Easter and summer holidays.
In , Norway was absorbed into a union with Denmark that lasted more than four centuries. In , Norwegians resisted the cession of their country to Sweden and adopted a new constitution. Sweden then invaded Norway but agreed to let Norway keep its constitution in return for accepting the union under a Swedish king. Norway has a total area of , square kilometres (, sq mi) and a population of 5,, (as of August ). The country shares a long eastern border with Sweden (1, km or 1, mi long). Norway is bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east, and the Skagerrak strait to the south, with Denmark on the other side. Norway has an extensive coastline, facing the North Atlantic Calling code: +
To learn about Norway past and present, check out a few of these books and films. (And see our similar lists for elsewhere in Europe.) Books. Beatles (Lars Saabye Christensen, ). Four Beatles fans grow up in Oslo in the '60s and '70s. A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen, ). Ibsen's controversial play questions marriage norms and the role of. Definition: This entry contains the percentage shares of total land area for three different types of land use: agricultural land, forest, and other; agricultural land is further divided into arable land - land cultivated for crops like wheat, maize, and rice that are replanted after each harvest, permanent crops - land cultivated for crops like citrus, coffee, and rubber that are not.
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The Land and People of Norway (Portraits of the Nations) Hardcover – November 1, by Claudette Charbonneau (Author)Author: Patricia Slade Lander, Claudette Charbonneau. The Land and People of Norway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
An introduction to the land, history, government, economy, p 5/5. The land and people of Norway. [Elvajean. Hall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Elvajean. Hall. The book is well illustrated with b&w photos and maps, though the omission of latitude lines detracts from comparisons of climate and agriculture elsewhere in similar latitudes, while the assertion that Norway (spanning 13+ degrees of latitude) is the longest country in Europe is true only if European Russia (spanning 30 degrees) isn't considered.
Norway: top of Europe --The people of Norway --The West --The East and Southernmost Norway --Mid and North Norway --The Age of the Vikings () --Founding the Kingdom --The Saga Kings --Four Hundred Years' Night --Reestablishing nationhood --World Wars I and II --Democratic traditions --Government and international relations --Holidays --Literature, art, and music --Sports and exploration.
The land and people of Norway. [Elvajean Hall] -- An introduction to the land, history, government, economy, people, and culture of the country whose population is no larger thanthat of the city of Chicago.
The Land and People of Norway (Portraits of the Nations Ser.) Charbonneau, Claudette; Lander, Patricia S. Published by HarperCollins Children's Book Group, New York, NY, U.S.A.
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"The Making of a Land - Geology of Norway" takes the reader on a journey in geological time, from primordial times to the present day.
A fantastic journey from the summits of Norway's spectacular rugged and weather-beaten mountains to the riches concealed in the sedimentary rocks on the continental shelf.
This book displays the treasures of Norwegian geology for everyone to see.5/5(2). The land and people of Norway. by John Dent - Alibris Buy The land and people of Norway. by John Dent online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ In addition to wonderful parish registers Norway has a very special source called Bygdebøker, or farm books.
They are books filled with detailed local history and tremendous genealogical information. Authors have used numerous sources: parish registers, census, probate, tax records, land and court records, and interviews with local residents in preparing the histories.
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I traveled to Norway several times, admired the scenery and was curious about the origin of the land. The only books I could find were in Norwegian language. I was very happy to find this book and I am not spending many pleasant hours reading it.
The book covers introduction to geology, and the text is illustrated with pictures and maps/5(10). pages - a concise, well written history of Norway - a book I have been searching for, lo these many years - one could quibble over a sentence here or there but overall a job well done - I finally understand Syttende Mai - on my mom's side both of her parents were Norwegian, the families arrived here (travelling down through Quebec) - on my dad's side his father was Norwegian /5.
It has a long land frontier with Sweden in the east and in the northeast borders on Finland and Russia. Oslo is the capital and largest city. The nation's outlying possessions are Svalbard and Jan Mayen in the Arctic Ocean and Bouvet and Peter I islands in the S Atlantic; Norway also has claims in Antarctica.
Land and People. The Norwegian Government Keeps Book Publishers Alive told me she knows 20 or 30 people who appear in the book, as she does herself. Books are also exempted from Norway. The Sámi people of Arctic Europe have lived and worked in an area that stretches over the northern parts of the regions currently known as Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Russian Kola have inhabited the northern arctic and sub-arctic regions of Fennoscandia for 3, years.
Before migrating to their present lands, it is believed by researchers that the ancestors of the Sami Norway: 37,–60. Land and sea are very closely linked in Norway, a country that occupies the western half of the Scandinavian peninsula in northern is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the North Sea, on the south by the Skagerrak Straits, and on the east by Sweden, Finland, and ’s location on the Arctic Circle, its harsh climate, and its rugged terrain have.History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation.
Norway claims the heritage of early Norse seafarers, raiders, colonizers, explorers, and merchants for whom the "Viking Age" ( to C.E.) was the ninth century Harald Fairhair became the first king of all of Norway, consolidating smaller kingdoms through alliance and conquest.The history of Norway has been influenced to an extraordinary degree by the terrain and the climate of the region.
Ab BC, following the retreat of the great inland ice sheets, the earliest inhabitants migrated north into the territory which is now traveled steadily northwards along the coastal areas, warmed by the Gulf Stream, where life was more bearable.