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Lapps and Labyrinths
Saami Prehistory, Colonization, and Cultural Resilience
Written by Noel D. Broadbent
Contribution by Jan Stora


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $34.95

Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one of Sweden's foremost experts on north Swedish archaeology and literally wrote the book on the prehistory of the Skellefteå region on the North Bothnian coast. This knowledge is now brought to bear on the issue of Saami origins. The focus is on the successful adaptive... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2
Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2
Written by Kari Stenman, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960623
Our Price: $22.95
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Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $22.95

Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Production was also scheduled to commence in Spain too but Nationalist forces overran the factory before this commenced. The Dutch D.XXIs saw less than a week of action following the... Read more >
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Fokker D.XXI Aces of World War 2

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

Entering service with the Dutch air force from early 1938, the aircraft was also built under license in Denmark and Finland. Production was also scheduled to commence in Spain too but Nationalist forces overran the factory before this commenced. The Dutch D.XXIs saw less than a week of action following the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Lentolaivue 24

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by John Weal


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $16.95

Finland's premier fighter squadron during World War 2, Lentolaivue 24 (Flying Squadron 24) first saw action during the bloody Winter War of 1939-40, when the Soviet Red Army launched a surprise attack on the small Scandinavian country - the squadron enjoyed great success against numerically superior opposition. LLv 24 was once... Read more >
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Finnish Aces of World War 2

Written by Kari Stenman
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 100 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's Jagdflieger. Initially equipped with a motley collection of biplane and monoplane fighters garnered from... Read more >
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Finland at War 1939-45

Written by Philip Jowett and Raffaele Ruggeri


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

In the face of Soviet invasion in 1939–40, and once again in 1941–44, the armies raised by Finland – a tiny nation of only 4 million people - astonished the world by their effective resistance. At the end of both these campaigns – the Winter War, and the Continuation War &ndash... Read more >
The Long Ships
The Long Ships
Written by Frans G. Bengtsson, Translated by Michael Meyer, Introduction by Michael Chabon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590173466
Our Price: $17.95
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The Long Ships

Written by Frans G. Bengtsson
Translated by Michael Meyer
Introduction by Michael Chabon


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $17.95

Frans Gunnar Bengtsson’s The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world of the tenth century AD when the Vikings roamed and rampaged from the northern fastnesses of Scandinavia down to the Mediterranean. Bengtsson’s hero, Red Orm—canny, courageous, and above all lucky—is only a boy when he is abducted from his Danish home... Read more >
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Lapps and Labyrinths
Lapps and Labyrinths
Written by Noel D. Broadbent, Contribution by Jan Stora
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780978846060
Our Price: $34.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Lapps and Labyrinths
Saami Prehistory, Colonization, and Cultural Resilience
Written by Noel D. Broadbent
Contribution by Jan Stora


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $34.95

Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one of Sweden's foremost experts on north Swedish archaeology and literally wrote the book on the prehistory of the Skellefteå region on the North Bothnian coast. This knowledge is now brought to bear on the issue of Saami origins. The focus is on the successful adaptive... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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