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An Introduction to Danish Culture

English · Paperback / Softback

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Informationen zum Autor Norman Berdichevsky is a professional translator, writer and lecturer for several major cruise lines. Formerly a lecturer of Judaic studies at the University of Central Florida, he is the author of several books and lives in England. Klappentext Denmark, the southernmost Nordic nation, remains little-known to many citizens of the world. Too often conflated with its Scandinavian neighbors to the north, it is a land of generally flat terrain, with an inviting temperate climate. The land of the Danes has much to offer visitors, and this guide to Danish society, culture, and history offers an inside look, with details on Denmark's substantial contributions to science, engineering, exploration, seafaring, literature, philosophy, music, architecture, and many other fields. Brief portraits depict such Danes as "Clown Prince" Victor Borge, Hans Christian Andersen, Kierkegaard, and Out of Africa author Karen Blixen. Throughout, there is a focus upon Denmark's human rights record, democratic institutions, and humanistic traditions. By examining Danish culture, this work fosters a greater understanding of Denmark, its people, and their way of life. Zusammenfassung This enlightening guide to Danish society! culture! and history offers an inside look at the ""real"" Denmark! highlighting the best of both the country and its people. It details Denmark's substantial contributions to science! engineering! exploration! seafaring! literature! philosophy! music! architecture! and many other fields.

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Authors Norman Berdichevsky
Publisher McFarland
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 05.07.2011
 
EAN 9780786464012
ISBN 978-0-7864-6401-2
Subjects Humanities, art, music > History > Regional and national histories
Non-fiction book > History > Miscellaneous

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