Sweden's Development From Poverty to Affluence, 1750-1970

Sweden's Development From Poverty to Affluence, 1750-1970

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Sweden's Development From Poverty to Affluence, 1750-1970 by Steven Koblik

Sweden's Development From Poverty to Affluence, 1750–1970 was first published in 1975. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

Contemporary Sweden commands a degree of interest and attention from foreigners that is all out of proportion to its small size and its present position among the world powers. The country, at least since the publication of Marquis Childs's book Sweden: The Middle Way in 1936, has become synonymous with the idea of a welfare state or cradle-to-grave social security. But accurate, unbiased information about the development of modern Sweden has been scanty, and this book is designed to fill the gap.

Thirteen Swedish scholars—historians, political scientists, sociologists, and an economist—look at particular aspects of Swedish history over the last two centuries. Steven Koblik, the editor, provides an extensive general introduction as well as brief introductions as background for each of the essays.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816607662
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 11/03/1975
Edition description: Minnesota Archive Editions
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Steven Koblik is President of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.

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