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Swedish Mentality

By: Ake Daun

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania State University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 247726

ISBN: 0271015020

Condition: Very Good Condition


Is there a distinctly Swedish national character? Are Swedes truly shy, unemotional, conflict-avoiding, melancholy, and dour? Swedish Mentality, the English translation of the hugely successful book published in Sweden in 1989, considers the reality behind the myth. The author, ke Daun, is a respected ethnologist who is sometimes referred to as the "guru" of Swedish character. In recent years, it has become popular to discuss Swedishness and Swedish identity. The advent of the European Union and the increasing presence of immigrant refugees in Sweden have fueled public debate on the di... View more info