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A history of the Swedish people.

Vilhelm Moberg

A history of the Swedish people.

Translated from the Swedish by Paul Britten Austin.

by Vilhelm Moberg

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Published by Pantheon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sweden -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Min svenska historia.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDL648 M613
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18468695M

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In the second volume of his vivid history of the Swedes, Vilhelm Moberg brings his focus on the common people to bear on a period that included two dramatic revolts: the national insurrection under Engelbrekt and the last desperate attempt of the Småland peasantry to retain their medieval liberties—a defiance bloodily crushed by King Gustav Vasa.

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