A Primary Source Cultural Guide
In the north of Sweden, people herd reindeer for a living. To the south, they build mobile phones. Sweden, once home to the fiercest warriors in the world, has been neutral for almost 200 years. A country of contrasts, Sweden's history as well as its everyday life is described in this lively text. Readers will be fascinated by the dazzling Swedish primary source images that enhance the written material, including photographs of ancient Viking artifacts, unique red wooden farmhouses, important early automobiles, musicians who enchanted the world, artistic and scientific geniuses who changed the course of history, and much more.