Finland

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Marshall Cavendish, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
This book provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Finland. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
HISTORY
17
The Swedish period The Great Power period Russian occupation
23
GOVERNMENT
29
ECONOMY
39
ENVIRONMENT
49
FINNS
57
LIFESTYLE
65
LANGUAGE
85
ARTS
93
LEISURE
105
Harness racing Shooting rapids 77?e Olympics Motor sports
112
FOOD
123
Smorgasbord Christmas fare Regional specialties Drinks
129
al Sami costume feeding
135
FURTHER INFORMATION
141

Family structure I ccv fibe t oV typical Finn family
75

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