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Scandinavian Books at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives

Index to the Scandinavian Book Collection at the GG Archives includes many Rare and Hard-To-Find Titles including: Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Seven, Norway, Sweden, Denmark (1914); Denmark Special (1993); Design from Scandinavia, No. 6 (1977); Design from Scandinavia, No. 7 (1978); Design from Scandinavia, No. 8 (1979); Design from Scandinavia, No. 9 (1980); Design from Scandinavia, No. 10 (1981); Design from Scandinavia, No. 11 (1982); Design from Scandinavia, No. 12 (1983); Design from Scandinavia, No. 13 (1984); and Design from Scandinavia, No. 17 (1990).

Denmark Special (1993)

Denmark Special (1993)

This issue includes a brief outline of the width and quality of Danish business life. The focus is set upon many areas where Danish companies have been able to achieve international status.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 6

Design from Scandinavia, No. 6

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 6, © 1977 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 160 Pages. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 7

Design from Scandinavia, No. 7

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 7, © 1978 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 128 Pages, 87-87541-04-1. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 8

Design from Scandinavia, No. 8

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 8, © 1979 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 144 Pages, 87-87541-08-4. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 9

Design from Scandinavia, No. 9

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 9, © 1980 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 144 Pages, 87-87541-10-6. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 10

Design from Scandinavia, No. 10

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 10, © 1981 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 144 Pages, 87-87541-12-2. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 11

Design from Scandinavia, No. 11

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 11, © 1982 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 144 Pages, 87-87541-14-9. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 12

Design from Scandinavia, No. 12

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 12, © 1983 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Soft cover, 144 Pages, ISSN 0108-0695. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 13

Design from Scandinavia, No. 13

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 13, © 1984 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Soft cover, 160 Pages, ISSN 0108-0695. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Design from Scandinavia, No. 17

Design from Scandinavia, No. 17

Bjerregaard, Kirsten, Ed., Design from Scandinavia, No. 17, © 1990 World Pictures, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Softcover, 160 Pages, 87-87541-32-7. Each Year, Design from Scandinavia unfolds an exhibition in pictures of the best and latest products and shows the interplay of these objects in a setting and a lifestyle. This issue includes all Nordic countries - Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark.

Family Sagas: Stories of Scandinavian Immigrants

Family Sagas: Stories of Scandinavian Immigrants

Kristine Leander, Family Sagas: Stories of Scandinavian Immigrants, © 1997 Scandinavian Language Institute, Seattle, Softbound, 226 Pages, 0-9661693-1-X, Inspired by the Names on the Leif Erikson Statue in Trondheim, Norway.

Far North: Vanishing Cultures

Far North: Vanishing Cultures

In a world struggling to balance humans and the environment, perhaps it is time to look at older cultures living in harmony with nature, inseparable from the land before these cultures vanish forever. — Jan Reynolds

Front Cover, The Frozen Image: Scandinavian Photography

The Frozen Image - Scandinavian Photography

Scandinavian photography exhibits topics include The Endless Vista, Beyond the Arctic Circle, Nomads and Settlers, The Early Urbanists, Portraits, The Pinter's Lens, The Event, and Scandinavia Today.

Medieval Scandinavia: From Conversion to Reformation, Circa 800-1500

Medieval Scandinavia: From Conversion to Reformation, Circa 800-1500

In this volume, the authors question assumptions about early Scandinavian history, including the supposed leading role of free and equal peasants and their position in founding churches.

Nordic Folklore: Recent Studies

Nordic Folklore: Recent Studies

Nordic folklore studies have made significant theoretical contributions to international folklore scholarship. The articles in this collection reflect areas in which Nordic folklore studies have been robust and demonstrate recent changes in theoretical paradigms and empirical application.

Nordics in America: The Future of Their Past - 0087732810

Nordics in America: The Future of Their Past

Papers by seventeen specialists on the Scandinavian experience in America, viewing past events as they have shaped the present and will influence the future.

Norse Myths: Classical Myths

Norse Myths: Classical Myths

Read about the lovely Freya, Norse goddess of love and beauty, the thunder god Thor and the shape-shifting trickster Loki. Classical Greek myths are then told, including the story of Perseus in the labyrinth of Minotaur and the clever wooden horse that brought down the great city of Troy.

Front Cover, Norway, Sweden, Denmark: Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Seven

Norway, Sweden, Denmark: Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Seven

This volume in this series is a book from the Travelogue series covering the Scandinavian countries with a brief section on Finland. Includes many Illustrations and Photographs by the author.

Of Danish Ways - 0060923180

Of Danish Ways

A survey of Danish history, customs, arts, government, cuisine, popular pastimes, education, sports, science, and other topics includes a chapter on Danes in the United States.

Of Finnish Ways - 0060923822

Of Finnish Ways

From feasts, festivals, and folklore to the indomitable Finnish spirit, Of Finnish Ways brings this vibrant country to life. A must for anyone planning a vacation or just interested in the country and its people.

Front Cover, Scandinavia Ceramics & Glass In The Twentieth Century

Scandinavia Ceramics & Glass In The Twentieth Century

The many studio movements are chronicled, and the book comes right up to the present with summaries of the current situation in each country. The illustrations are showpieces by all the well-known and most lesser-known designers.

Scandinavia Living Design

Scandinavia Living Design

Scandinavia Living Design is a rich survey of homes and furnishings inspired by and adapted to their natural environment. Organized by type of setting, Scandinavia explores forest manors filled with hand-carved, rose-painted treasures and sharp postmodern town apartments, stark houses that peer out from the dunes, and snug cottages in the meadow.

Front Cover, The Scandinavian Adventure

The Scandinavian Adventure

A unique collection of short story voyages into the lives of the Scandinavian people, their lands, history, and traditions by Nationally known Scandinavian-American author and syndicated columnist Arland O. Fiske.

The Scandinavian-American Heritage

The Scandinavian-American Heritage

This book explores the history, culture, and contributions of Scandinavian-Americans from colonial times to the present day. Topics include Voyage to the New World, Children of the Vikings, and More.

Scandinavian Country

Scandinavian Country

Scandinavian Country marries the most exciting contemporary style elements with an appreciation of the pristine, inviting land that gave them birth. 290 full-color illustrations.

Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales

Scandinavian Folk & Fairy Tales

Excellent variety of stories. Some parents may find some of the stories too graphic regarding witches and trolls, etc. Some of the stories are just plain fun, and the imagery is excellent—an excellent book to share with children or recalling stories from a Scandinavian childhood.

The Scandinavian Heritage

The Scandinavian Heritage

The Scandinavian Heritage Book is based on the popular syndicated column by well-known Scandinavian-American author Arland O. Fiske. One hundred interestingly told stories about the people, places, traditions, and history of Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, and Denmark.

Scandinavian Loan-Words In Middle English, Part I

Scandinavian Loan-Words In Middle English, Part I

Scholarly discussion of the history and use of Scandinavian loanwords. A valuable reference tool for students of philosophy and linguistics.

Front Cover - Scandinavian Painted Decor

Scandinavian Painted Decor

Stunning full-color photographs enable you to explore the delights of Scandinavian interiors and painted wood architecture, from the cheerful charm of rural farmhouses and country manors to the rich splendor of palaces and churches.

Front Cover, The Scandinavian Spirit

The Scandinavian Spirit

Well-known Scandinavian-American author and syndicated columnist Arland O. Fiske delights us in his unique storytelling with stories and tales of the Scandinavian people, places, history, and traditions.

Front Cover of The Scandinavian World

The Scandinavian World

Well-known Scandinavian-American author and syndicated columnist Arland O. Fiske delights us in his unique storytelling with stories and tales of the Scandinavian World.

The Scandinavians in America 986 - 1970 - 0379005050

The Scandinavians in America 986 - 1970

This book is a chronology of the Scandinavians in the United States from 986 to the present. It includes pertinent documents. Bibliography: p. 139-152. Series Ethnic chronology series no. 6.

Front Cover - Simply Scandinavian: Painted Furniture Patterns (1991)

Simply Scandinavian: Painted Furniture Patterns

Simply Scandinavian: Bold brush strokes in traditional colors capture the essence of Scandinavian peasant-style decoration.

Front Cover, Skandinaven's Almanak og Kalender 1922

Skandinaven's Almanak og Kalender 1922

Almanac and Calendar for 1922 published for Norwegians living in America. Many advertisements for immigration-related services, including steamship lines.

Woodcarving in the Scandinavian Style

Woodcarving in the Scandinavian Style

Carve and bring to life wonderful, old-world people in the Scandinavian "flat plane" style of carving. Clear directions and step-by-step photographs show you exactly how to make a wood-carved figure.

 

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