Slightly larger than California, Sweden is located in northern Europe between Finland and Norway. Enjoying what is perhaps the world's highest standard of living, Sweden has maintained peace and neutrality for the entire 20th century.
Sweden is a concise, informative guide to this beautiful Scandinavian country. Covering everything from geography to people, from environment to economy, this book offers practical information in an accessible format. Case studies highlight important locations, industries, and people, and numerous full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations add to this engaging reference. Additional resources include a glossary of key terms, a list of books and Web sites for further information, and a comprehensive index.
Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Maps. Appendix. Bibliography. Glossary. Chronology. Index.
About the Author(s)
Leif Schack-Nielsen is a biologist who has also studied geography and geology. He has traveled extensively in most parts of the world, sometimes working as a tour guide. He has written more than 25 books, mostly for young people.