NORWAY by Ronald G. Popperwell


Email this review


Another volume in the publisher's ""Nations of the Modern World"" series, most of which are written by British academics, this one being no exception -- Popperwell's a lecturer in Norwegian at Cambridge University. The tone is authoritative and completely ponderous, much like that of Statesman's Year-Book, with emphasis on the encyclopedic facts of 19th and 20th century industrial, governmental, political, and social developments. In addition, the latter half of the book -- certainly the most vital sections -- deals with literary, linguistic, and general cultural trends.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1972
Publisher: Praeger