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100 Social Innovations from Finland
One might wonder what a single-chamber parliament, dish drying cabinets and text messaging have in common. Or what the link is between maternity packs, xylitol, the sauna and free school meals. The answer is simple: they are all Finnish social innovations. In Finland, as ..
$15.95
Ancient Powers of the Baltic Sea
Ancient Powers of the Baltic Sea presents an alternative, sea-centered view of the history of the nations surrounding the Baltic Sea. Pre-eminent Finnish historian Matti Klinge presents, in five chapters and with plentiful black and white illustrations, theories as to the ov..
$19.95
Don Tami - My Story
Don Tami - My Story
Juhani Tamminen
Suomen karismaattisimman kiekkomiehen tarina paljastaa Juhani Tammisen todelliset kasvot. Don Tami on rautainen kertomus turkulaisen edelläkävijän matkasta maajoukkuejääkiekkoilijaksi, valmentajaksi ja huippukommentaattoriksi. Kirja on kuin täydellinen rannelaukaus: kova, su..
$29.95 $9.95
Finland Forever
Finland Forever
Diana Webster
Diana Webster came to Finland in 1952 for nine months - and is there still. Finland Forever tells of those first months, when she came straight from Oxford to teach English to the Finns. "I was very well educated and astonishingly ignorant," she says. "I knew almost nothing ..
$39.95
Finland in Europe
Finland in Europe
Matti Klinge
This plentifully illustrated overall presentation of Finnish history covers the lines of development of the country's political history, along with its economic and cultural history. The main emphasis is on the events in Finland after 1809 and especially in independent Finla..
$39.95
Finland: A Cultural Guide
Finland: A Cultural Guide
Pirkko-Liisa Luohenjoki-Schulman and Kaius Hedenström
Finland may be the land of a thousand lakes, but it's also the land of a thousand museums! This illustrated cultural and historical guide leads you to the best art, architecture, historical and natural sights in Finland. A chapter is devoted to each of Finland's 21 tradition..
$33.00
Finnish Elves
Finnish Elves
Kirsti Manninen & Aki Paavola
This charming book describes the traditional Finnish way of life and old Finnish customs and beliefs. The book is packed with imaginative photographs starring detailed elf figurines set in old Finnish houses, barns and landscapes, doing chores, tending to animals and celebra..
$24.95
From Finland to Niagara Falls - Explorer Pehr Kalm in North America 1748-1751
Ships free to US addresses! A beautiful new history picture book about a little-known link between Finnish and early American culture! The Finnish explorer Pehr Kalm was a disciple of the scientist Carl Linnaeus and traveled to North America in the middle of the 18th cent..
$19.95
Fun Finland
Fun Finland
Ian Bowie
Author Ian Bowie and illustrator Ybi Hannula give you a light hearted look at "Fun Finland!" Read about swamp soccer, church boats, mämmi, the Finnish love of American cars, and much more! Each short description of a facet of Finnish culture is given in both English and Finn..
$17.95
Jean Sibelius at Home
Jean Sibelius at Home
Jussi Brofeldt
This book is a collection of rare images of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) at his home, Ainola. Sibelius disliked being photographed, so there are few pictures of him. The images presented in this book have been pulled from black and white films entitled "Sibeliu..
$45.00 $30.00
Kansallispuku - Finnish National Costume book
Finnish folk costumes are detailed works of art, from embroidered bonnets to hand knit socks. Many different regions around the country have their own distinct costume, based on careful research into historical clothing from the area. This beautiful Finnish-language book is ..
$35.00
Karhun kainalossa
Karhun kainalossa
Jukka Tarkka
Suomi ajautui toisen maailmansodan loputtua asemansa takia mukaan suurvaltojen väliseen taisteluun, jossa kaksi aatesuuntaa ja talousjärjestelmää asettuivat vastakkain. Idän ja lännen puristuksissa Suomi joutui väistämättä Neuvostoliiton tiukkaan otteeseen. Oliko Suomi ku..
$47.95 $15.95
Lars Levi Laestadius - Yksi mies, seitsemän elämää
Lars Levi Laestadius - Yksi mies, seitsemän elämää
Juha Pentikäinen and Risto Pulkkinen
Lars Levi Laestadiuksen kuolemasta tulee 2011 kuluneeksi 150 vuotta. Moni meistä tietää, että Laestadius oli Lapin pappi. Mutta moniko on kuullut, mitä kaikkea muuta hän oli: saamelainen, kielentutkija, kirjailija, lehtimies, ekologi, botanisti, Linnén etevä oppilas ja Lapin..
$19.95
Lasten juhlat - Rotinoista rippikouluun
This Finnish-language book presents stories of children's festivities in Finland in the 19th and 20th centuries. In the countryside, Finns traditionally celebrated only the beginning and end of childhood - birth and baptism, and confirmation. Children of the urban upper clas..
$19.95
Lyhyt Suomen historia
Lyhyt Suomen historia
Matti Klinge
Suomen historian kokonaisesitys kattaa niin poliittisen historian kuin talous- ja kulttuurihistorian kehityslinjat. Teos valottaa historiallisten tapahtumien taustoja, maamme merkkihenkilöiden vaiheita ja Suomen viimeaikaisia ratkaisuja. Kirjassa pohditaan kiinnostavasti ..
$35.00 $15.95
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