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By Mary Hilson

The political buildings of the Scandinavian international locations have lengthy stood as types for presidency and public coverage. This finished learn examines how that “Nordic version” of presidency built, in addition to its far-reaching influence.
            revered Scandinavian historian Mary Hilson surveys the political bureaucracies of the 5 Nordic countries—Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden—and strains their historic affects and the methods they've got replaced, separately and as a bunch, over the years. The ebook investigates matters reminiscent of financial improvement, overseas coverage, politics, executive, and the welfare country, and it additionally explores winning cultural perceptions of Scandinavia within the 20th century. Hilson then turns to the way forward for the Nordic zone as a unified complete inside Europe in addition to on this planet, and considers the re-emergence of the Baltic Sea as a pivotal zone at the worldwide stage.
            The Nordic version offers an incisive review of Scandinavia the day gone by and at the present time, making this a necessary textual content for college students and students of political technological know-how, eu historical past, and Scandinavian studies.

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