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Scandinavian Review, Spring / Summer 1994

Scandianavian Review for Spring/Summer 1994 covering Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden. Issue highlights Nordic Summer: Travel Adventures.

Contents Spring/Summer 1994

Front Cover, Scandinavian Review, Spring / Summer 1994
  • The Election of Finland's Tenth President, by Pertti Pesonen
  • Modern Iceland at 50: Anniversary Celebrations— and Beyond, by Jeffrey Cosser
  • Should Finland Join the European Union? by Pekka Sutela
  • Overnight Success: Peter's Sense of Fiction, by Karina Porcelli
  • A Grand Opening for Helsinki's New Opera House, by Matti Huuhtanen


  • Sailing Through Scandinavia, by Everett Potter 34 The Vikings Live On, by David Wegweiser
  • New Designs, Old Techniques: The Jobs Family Workshop by Michelle Facos
  • Open to the Public: Danish Castles, by Karina Porcelli
  • Islands in the Sun: Stockholm's Archipelago, by Alexander Farnsworth
  • Iceland's Worldly Wilderness, by David Finkelstein
  • The Five Best Restaurants in Scandinavia, by Melody Favish
  • Oslo's Compelling Cafés, by Alice Garrard
  • Adventure at the Arctic Circle, by Karen T. Bartlett
  • Cooling Off: Glacier Safari in Iceland, by Jennifer Merin
  • "Artscape Nordland": Norway's Ultimate Sculpture Garden, by Selene Cecilie Wendt

Nordic Books in Brief

List of Supporters

Publication Information

Scandinavian Review

  • Publisher: Lena Biörck Kaplan
  • Editor: Adrienne Gyongy
  • Publications Design: Stephen Chang
  • Publications Committee:
    • Lena Biörck Kaplan,
    • Chairman Hans Dahl
    • Aili Flint
    • James L. Howard (ex officio)
    • Adalsteinn Ingólfsson
    • Bodil Kjaer
    • Tapio Pariäinen
    • Marja-Leena Rautalin
    • George C. Schoolfield
    • Led Sjoberg
    • Beate Sydhoff

About our cover...

For a long time the 24,000 islands that comprise the Stockholm archipelago served as a mighty bulwark in the defense of the capital city. Today the archipelago's thousands of islands, harbors, and beaches offer fine swimming, sailing, and some historical sights. A summer idyll for natives and visitors alike, this unspoiled area is maintained as part of Sweden's heritage. Red-painted summer houses dot the region and flowers grow in abundance. Island-hopping is easy, and many pleasures await the visitor as Alexander Farnsworth's article reveals (p.58ff).

(Photo by Tina Buckman, Courtesy of the Swedish Travel & Tourism Council)

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is a publicly-supported, nonprofit organization that Promotes international understanding by means of educational and cultural exchange with Denmark, Finland, Iceland. Norway. and Sweden. To this end ASF carries on an extensive program of fellowships, grants, trainee placement. publishing. membership offerings, and cultural activities. Headquartered in New York City, ASF has some 3.000 Associate members and subscribers across the United States and 22,000 alumni of its exchange programs. Since 1913 ASF has continuously published Scandinavian Review.

All who wish to support the programs of the Foundation are invited to become Associate members. Each member receives Scandinavian Review, the newsletter Scan, and other benefits. For full information concerning membership benefits and dues. write to: The American-Scandinavian Foundation, Membership Department, 725 Park Avenue. New York, NY 10021. (Phone: 212/879-9779, FAX: 212/249-3444)

Scandinavian Review (ISSN0098-857X) is published in March-June. September and December by The American-Scandinavian Foundation. 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Subscriptions to Scandinavian Review are $15 per year in the U.S. Outside the U.S. add $5 for surface mail, $15 for airmail.

Postmaster: Send changes of address to Scandinavian Review. 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021 © The American-Scandinavian Foundation 1994. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. Unsolicited manuscripts must be accompanied by a self-addressed envelope.

The views expressed in all contributions which appear in the Review are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Trustees and staff of
The American-Scandinavian Foundation. Scandinavian Review is indexed in Social Sciences Index and P.A.I.S.

This issue of Scandinavian Review is supported in part by a grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Volume 82
Number 1
Spring/Summer 1994

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