E-books: Languages of Scandinavia

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876 book cover

    The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for Northwest Passage,…

    eBook – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden book cover

    Civil Society and State Relations in Sweden

    1st Edition

    By Michele Micheletti

    Sweden, as many other prosperous nations, is presently reassessing its national goals, political culture and collective identity. Newer groups in society are demanding equal treatment, and others whose struggles for recognition are older and unwon, are successfully mobilizing support for political…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Nordic Region-Building in a European Perspective book cover

    Nordic Region-Building in a European Perspective

    1st Edition

    By Harald Baldersheim, Krister Ståhlberg

    First published in 1999, this volume is a study of regional and local co-operation across national borders in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and also of regional co-operation out of the area - across the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and in the Barents region. The focus of the study is on processes…

    eBook – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Pluricentricity Debate: On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties book cover

    The Pluricentricity Debate

    On Austrian German and other Germanic Standard Varieties, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Dollinger

    This book unpacks a 30-year debate about the pluricentricity of German. It examines the concept of pluricentricity, an idea implicit to the study of World Englishes, which expressly allows for national standard varieties, and the notion of "pluri-areality," which seeks to challenge the former.…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Intermediate Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Intermediate Swedish

    A Grammar and Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hinchliffe, Philip Holmes

    Intermediate Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible intermediate reference grammar and related exercises in one volume that covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their second year of learning Swedish. The book follows on naturally from and complements…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807 book cover

    A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour

    John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806–1807, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Byrne

    A Scientific, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour: John Lee In England, Wales and Ireland, 1806–7, is a critical edition of the travel diaries and sketchbooks of Dr John Lee FRS (né Fiott, 1783–1866), published for the first time. Shortly after graduating from Cambridge University, Lee set out on a…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671 book cover

    The Voyage of Captain John Narbrough to the Strait of Magellan and the South Sea in his Majesty's Ship Sweepstakes, 1669-1671

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Campbell, Peter T. Bradley, Joyce Lorimer

    In 2009, after a public appeal, the British Library purchased a manuscript ‘Booke’, which Captain Narbrough bought in 1666 and into which he subsequently entered his journals of his voyages and correspondence relating to them. The ‘Booke’ contains his own fair copy of the journal of his voyage…

    eBook – 2018-05-11
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Voices from the North: New Trends in Nordic Human Geography book cover

    Voices from the North

    New Trends in Nordic Human Geography, 1st Edition

    By Jan Öhman, Kirsten Simonsen

    While contemporary human geography has widely acknowledged that knowledge has both contingent and contextual character, international literature has tended to blot out differences and reproduce hegemonic Anglo-Saxon discourses. Any interest in destabilizing such power-knowledge systems calls upon…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge

  • Norwegian: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Norwegian: A Comprehensive Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Philip Holmes, Hans-Olav Enger

    Norwegian: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Norwegian (the Bokmål standard). The Grammar is an essential source for the serious student of Norwegian, and for students of comparative linguistics. It is ideal for use in colleges, universities and adult classes of…

    eBook – 2018-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook book cover

    Basic Swedish

    A Grammar and Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hinchliffe, Philip Holmes

    Basic Swedish: A Grammar and Workbook combines an accessible basic reference grammar and related exercises in one volume, and covers most of the topics that students might expect to deal with in their first year of learning Swedish. Each of the 25 units discusses one or more grammar topics, with…

    eBook – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Olaus Magnus, A Description of the Northern Peoples, 1555: Volume II book cover

    Olaus Magnus, A Description of the Northern Peoples, 1555

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by P.G. Foote

    The Swedish scholar and prelate, Olaus Magnus (1490-1557), last Catholic archbishop of Uppsala, lived the latter half of his life in exile. His devotion to his country and his people never faltered, nor his determination to give them a glorious place on the European cultural map by his writings. On…

    eBook – 2017-09-29
    Hakluyt Society
    Hakluyt Society, Second Series

  • Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar book cover

    Finnish

    A Comprehensive Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Fred Karlsson

    Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Finnish. The book moves from the sound system through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic…

    eBook – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

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