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S O C . C U L T U R E . N O R D I C
*** PART 2: NORDEN ***


Index
2.1
How does one define "Scandinavia" and "Nordic
Countries"?
2.1.1
Background
2.1.2
What is "Nordic"?
2.1.3
What is "Scandinavia"?
2.1.4
What is "Baltic"?
2.2
What makes the Nordic countries a unity?
2.2.1
Culture
2.2.2
Religion
2.2.3
Geography
2.2.4
Language
2.3
The Sámi people (not Lapps!)
2.3.1
Who they are?
2.3.2
Sámi history
2.3.3
Sámi cultures
2.3.4
Sámi mythology
2.3.5
Sámi languages
2.3.6
The Sámi as citizens
2.3.7
The Sámi today
2.3.8
SANA - The North American Sámi Association
2.3.9
@ The Sámi in Internet- a linklist
2.4
What do we know about Scandinavian mythology?
2.4.1
Short introduction to the sources
2.4.2
The World Tree Yggdrasill
2.4.3
The Creation of the world
2.4.4
Asgard, the realm of the Gods
2.4.5
The Gods
2.4.6
The Goddesses
2.4.7
@ Trolls and other beings
2.5
Introduction to the History of Norden etcetera,
etcetera...
2.5.1
Norden in prehistoric times
2.5.2
Iron Age
2.5.3
Where did the Vikings travel?
2.5.3b
Place names in Old Norse
2.5.4
What about those horns in Viking helmets?
2.5.5
Medieval times
2.5.6
Christian and pre-Christian laws
2.5.7
Modern Nordic History in a Nutshell
2.5.8
Political history & co-operation
2.6
The essence of Nordishness
2.6.1
What is Janteloven (the Jante Law)?
2.6.2
A Nordic national character?
2.7
@ Sex, drugs and censorship
2.7.2
Domestic partnership
2.7.3
Pornography
2.7.4
Censorship in the Nordic countries
2.7.5
Drugs in the Nordic countries
2.8
Nordic socialism and welfare
2.8.1
Wouldn't the Nordic economies gain from
abolishing the Socialism?
2.8.2
Don't the Nordic states have huge welfare
expenditures?
2.8.3
But you do pay terrible taxes, don't you?
2.8.4
Now, when the Soviet Union has fallen...
2.8.5
What are the differences of the economies?
2.9
@ Valborg, Midsummer and other festivals
2.9.1
@ Valborg
2.9.2
@ Midsummer
2.9.3
! Lucia
2.9.4
! Christmas
2.10
Nordic alcohol customs
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