Norway

Norway

by Sakina Kagda

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502618481
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2016
Series: Cavendish Cultures of the World Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Norway Today 5

1 Geography 11

Mountains

Regions

Climate

New territories

The Lofoten archipelago

Major cities

Fauna and flora

2 History 23

The earliest farmers

The Vikings

One Norway

Age of Greatness

Under Swedish rule

The Kalmar Union

Back to Sweden

Independent Norway

World War II

Postwar period

3 Government 37

The constitution

The monarchy

The role of the royal family

Administrative divisions

The Storting

The cabinet

Political parties

International cooperation

4 Economy 49

Oil and energy

Manufacturing

Agriculture and forestry

Fishing

Shipping

Transportation

5 Environment 57

Pollution

Recycling

Polar region

Marine life

Protected land

Cultural heritage

6 Norwegians 65

Norwegian Finns

The Sami

The role of women

Newcomers

7 Lifestyle 73

Work

A welfare nation

Health

Marriage

Birth and baptism

Confirmation

Education

Houses and gardens

8 Religion 81

The Church of Norway

Norway's conversion to Christianity

Other Christian churches

Other religions

9 Language 89

Norwegian

Bokmål vs. Nynorsk

The Sami languages

10 Arts 95

Viking art

Painting

Sculpture

Music

Literature

Drama

Stavkirker architecture

11 Leisure 107

A nation of skiers

The great outdoors

Ice skating

Women in sports

Explorers

12 Festivals 117

Easter

Constitution Day

Children's Day

Russ celebrations

Midsummer's Day

Christmas

13 Food 123

Smørgåsbord

Typical dishes

Mushroom and berry picking

Cheese, anyone?

Beer and wine

Coffee

Aquavit: the national drink

Map of Norway 133

About the Economy 135

About the Culture 137

Timeline 138

Glossary 140

For Further Information 141

Bibliography 142

Index 143

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AnnieC More than 1 year ago
This book was wonderful! I used it for my 6th Grade Country Scrapbook, and it gave me all the information I needed. It was awesome!