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10 books about Norway
Pick up one of these featured titles on Norway in May 2021.
History of Norway by John A. Yilek
This book was published 3 years ago by Wasteland Press and takes approximately 9.0 hours to read.
Based on exhaustive research, History of Norway is a clear, informative and entertaining description of Norway's history from the earliest cultures of the Stone Age to today's oil and gas economy. Along the way, there are fascinating stories of Vikings, the Sami, kings and queens, farmers and fishermen, merchants and miners, the Black Death, the Hanseatic merchants, the Reformation, independence, emigration from Norway to America, polar explorers, the Nazi invasion and the Norwegian resistance in World War II, and much more!
Nordic Tales: Folktales from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark (Nordic Folklore and Stories, Illustrated Nordic Book for Teens and Adults) (Tales of) by Chronicle Books
This book was published 2 years ago by Chronicle Books and takes approximately 5.6 hours to read.
Trolls haunt the snowy forests, and terrifying monsters roam the open sea. A young woman journeys to the end of the world, and a boy proves he knows no fear. This collection of 16 traditional tales transports readers to the enchanting world of Nordic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the 19th century, and presented here unabridged, the stories are by turns magical, hilarious, cozy, and chilling. They offer a fascinating view into Nordic culture and a comforting wintertime read. Ulla Thynell's glowing contemporary illustrations accompany each tale, conjuring dragons, princesses, and the northern lights. This special gift edition features an embossed, textured case and a ribbon marker.
Stories of Norway by John A. Yilek
This book was published 3 years ago by Wasteland Press and takes approximately 4.1 hours to read.
In Stories of Norway, the author of History of Norway returns to tell more fascinating stories about people and events from pre-Viking times through the Second World War in Norway. There are descriptions of an ancient runestone, skaldic verses, and other significant historical writings, as well as the lives of kings and princesses, farmers and fishermen, hunters and witches, merchants and privateers, emigrants, laborers, resistance men and women, and Sami in these true stories and legends from Norway's past.
North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway by Nevada Berg
Category: Camping & RVs
This book was published 3 years ago by Prestel and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
This alluring, elegant cookbook by Nevada Berg, one of today's most celebrated food bloggers, features recipes and beautifully photographed dishes that delve into the heart of Norwegian food culture. Named by Saveur magazine as the 2016 Blog of the Year and Best New Voice, North Wild Kitchen and its author Nevada Berg have become one of the best-known voices of Norwegian cooking around the world. Written from her 17th-century mountain farm in rural Norway, Nevada Berg's blog and Instagram feed are brimming with gorgeous--and achievable--ideas for home cooking and entertaining. Berg is a self-taught cook, and her simple and charming approach focuses on seasonal food prepared without a lot of fuss. With dozens of mouthwatering recipes for Norwegian-inspired dishes, this book features equally enticing photography of the food and the country's landscape. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of Norwegian food culture--foraging, fishing, and farming; hunting, harvesting, and camping; baking, grilling, and frying. Along the way, Berg comments on the unique pleasures of Nordic life as she tends to her chickens, explores the outdoors, or sets a welcoming table. Berg is both inviting and entertaining as she weaves her own experiences into each recipe, delivering a beautiful collection of good food and great living from the heart of Norway.
The Family Tree Scandinavian Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway by David A. Fryxell
This book was published 2 years ago by Family Tree Books and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
A must-have for genealogy research for those whose family tree includes Swedish, Danish, or Norwegian roots. This convenient guide will help families discover their Northern European family history while optimizing their research time.
Norwegian Christmas - Foods & Traditions: Dinners - Desserts - Cookies - Traditions - Songs - Lores (About Norway) by Henrik H. Koch
This book was published 4 years ago by Independently published and takes approximately 4.2 hours to read.
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Lonely Planet Norway (Country Guide) by Anthony Ham
This book was published 3 years ago by Lonely Planet and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.
Provides information on sights, shopping, restaurants, nightlife, accommodations, and the history and culture of Norway.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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