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A Brief History of Sweden __ A good overview of Sweden's history and not too brief at that. - From Tim Lambert/localhistories.org - http://www.localhistories.org/sweden.html

Economic History and Economy of Sweden __ "Although Sweden is a relatively small country in terms of population it is economically quite significant and extremely important as a test of an alternative economic system. The precise nature of that economic system is in dispute. It is definitely not socialism of the Stalinist variety. Ninety percent of production is in the private sector, yet the state controls about fifty percent of the disposition of national income..."  An overview of Sweden's economic past and present. - From Thayer Watkins - http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/sweden.htm 

Historical Atlas of Sweden __ An excellent resource with maps, resources, articles and more. - illustrated - From tacitus.nu - http://www.tacitus.nu/historical-atlas/scandinavia/sweden.htm

History and chronology of Sweden __ Much more than just a timeline.  Click on any of the hundreds of links to find detail. - From datesofhistory.com - http://www.datesofhistory.com/Sweden.index.html 

History of Sweden __ "Modern Sweden emerged out of the Kalmar Union formed in 1397 and by the unification of the country by King Gustav Vasa in the 16th century."  An encyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Sweden

History of Sweden __ A general history of Sweden with embedded links to additional materials. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac83

History of Sweden: Primary Documents - EuroDocs __ You will find click-to-read documents and other resources about Swedish history. - From byu.edu - http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/History_of_Sweden:_Primary_Documents

A Short History of Sweden __ A brief overview of the history of Sweden. - From sverigeturism.se - http://www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgasbord/culture/short-history/

 

Sweden History __ An overview of the history of Sweden along with other information about the country. - From iexplore.com - http://www.iexplore.com/dmap/Sweden/History

Sweden: History __ "In early historic times, Svealand was inhabited by the Svear (mentioned as the Suiones by Tacitus in the late 1st cent. A.D.). They engaged in wars with their southern neighbors, who inhabited Götaland..."  An overview of the history of Sweden along with other information about Sweden. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0861386.html

Sweden: History __ Several click-to-read articles covering Swedish history from ancient times (Vikings) to present. - From sverigeturism.se - http://www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgasbord/society/history/

Sweden - History __ "Sweden and the Swedes are first referred to in written records by the Roman historian Tacitus, who, in his Germania (AD 98), mentions the Suiones, a people "mighty in ships and arms."   A general overview of Sweden history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Europe/Sweden-HISTORY.html

Sweden History __ A brief look at Swedish history.  For a more detailed look, simply click "more history." - From multied.com - http://www.multied.com/NationbyNation/Sweden/History1.html

Sweden - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations ... __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Sweden's educational system. - from Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/1469/Sweden.html

Swedish History __ Brief timeline of Swedish history. - From stockholm.usembassy.gov - http://stockholm.usembassy.gov/usis/absweden/history.htm

Swedish history, Swedish queens... __ Biographical and historical information about the Queens of Sweden. - From Lulea University, Sweden - http://www.luth.se/luth/present/sweden/history/queens/

Timeline: Sweden __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Sweden history. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1021943.stm  

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Sweden __ "While a number of Jews lived in Sweden, practicing their rituals in secret, a Jewish community was not officially established until the 1770's."  A history of the Jewish People and Sweden. - illustrated - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Sweden.html

 

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