Suggested Reading List
History of Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland
Description: Scandinavia from prehistory to the present with chapters on the Viking and Lutheran kingdoms, medieval times, monarchies, the World Wars and modern period, emphasizing the common cultural, political and social backgrounds.
Norway Eyewitness Guide
Author: Snorre Evensberget
Description: This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
Norway - Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Author: Linda March
Description: Avoid being offended, or worse offending Norway locals, instead familiarise yourself with local customs and cultures by reading "Culture Smart! Norway". This handy, pocket-sized book will help you to ease your way into a different culture and will assist you in making sure you don't develop incorrect stereotypes. Good preparation can go a long way in readying yourself for your journey. Whether you are setting off to Norway in order to travel, learn, work or relocate, "Culture Smart!" will provide you with a wealth of information on everything from climate, population, doing business, nightlife and so much more. "Culture Smart! Norway" offers an in-depth insight to the customs and cultures of Norway, an area where many other guidebooks only scratch the surface.
Norway: The Land of the Fjords
Author: Fabio Bourbon
Description: Fantastic photos of the Fjords in Norway.
Wildlife of the North Atlantic: A Cruising Guide - British Isles, Faroes, Norway, Iceland, Southern Greenland, Newfoundland
Author: Tony Soper
Description: Bradt's fully illustrated wildlife guides focus on regions of the world particularly celebrated for their amazing and often unique species. With spectacular photography or exclusive watercolour drawings throughout, each visitors' guide provides an introduction to the region's principal flora and fauna alongside suggested wildlife itineraries, practical information on when to go and what to take and photography tips. Written in a deliberately engaging way, they offer something different from dry field guides, and will appeal to the interested layman as much as the wildlife devotee. Ideal as a lightweight companion to any wildlife trip they also make a handsome souvenir. The latest edition to Tony Soper's successful wildlife series, North Atlantic: A Guide to the Wildlife, is beautifully illustrated throughout with watercolour paintings by renowned wildlife artist Dan Powell. This full-colour guide covers the surface wildlife that inhabits the waters of the North Atlantic. As a practical guide, it's an ideal companion for anyone at sea or exploring the coast between Brittany and the British Isles, Norway, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland and Maine. Sail the region and experience the company of gannets, fulmars, pigeons, leaping dolphins and sociable seals. As a souvenir, it is the perfect book to bring back memories of the birds, whales and other marine life to whom these waters are home