The Swedish Connection

Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates

Centennial Edition, An Illustrated Biographical History,1901–2001
Second printing with minor additions
May 13, 2012

The centennial edition of the book first published in 1988, now extensively revised and updated to include all the recent recipients, concluding with the award to Kofi Annan and the United Nations in 2001. Part One deals with Alfred Nobel and the establishment of the prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee and the how the prize […]

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Taking Place

The Spacial Contexts of Science, Technology and Business

Enrico Baraldi, Hjalmar Fors, Anders Houltz, editors

June 11, 2012

Taking Place deals with places shaped by interactions of science, technology, and industry. It treats place as an essential factor for understanding municipalities, companies, scientists, and scientific institutions. It discusses, by means of historical and contemporary examples, the embodiment of ideas and power relationships in architectural structures, and how the creation of organized places can create […]

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Arrhenius

From Ionic Theory to the Greenhouse Effect

Elisabeth Crawford

May 13, 2012
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Einstein’s Nobel Prize

A Glimpse Behind Closed Doors – The Archival Evidence

Aant Elzinga

June 11, 2012

How and why, after many years of waiting, did Albert Einstein finally receive the Nobel Prize in Physics for 1921, awarded the following year? On the basis of a penetrating study of documents in the Nobel archive at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, the author reviews the sixty nominations Einstein received from […]

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Science in Sweden

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1739-1989

Tore Frängsmyr, ed.

May 13, 2012
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Solomon’s House Revisited

The Organization and Institutionalization of Science
Nobel Symposium 75

Tore Frängsmyr, ed.

May 13, 2012
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Linnaeus

The Man and His Work

Tore Frängsmyr, ed.

May 13, 2012
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The Nobel Prizes

Les Prix Nobel
2013

Karl Grandin, editor

October 30, 2014

The Nobel Prizes is the official yearbook of the Nobel Foundation. This edition provides extensive information about the 2012 Laureates: their Nobel and Prize Lectures and their autobiographies, as well as presentation speeches and background about the Nobel festivities. *Also for sale at the Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.

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The Nobel Prizes

Les Prix Nobel
2012

Karl Grandin, editor

May 2, 2014

The Nobel Prizes is the official yearbook of the Nobel Foundation. This edition provides extensive information about the 2012 Laureates: their Nobel and Prize Lectures and their autobiographies, as well as presentation speeches and background about the Nobel festivities. *Also for sale at the Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.

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The Science-Industry Nexus

History, Policy, Implications
Nobel Symposium 123

Grandin, Karl, Nina Wormbs, Anders Lundgren, and Sven Widmalm, Editors

June 11, 2012
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Technology & Industry

A Nordic Heritage

Jan Hult and Bengt Nyström, eds.

May 13, 2012

The four nordic countries-Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden-although different in character share a common history. During some period two or three of them were joined politically. Today, they are all independent states but with close economic and cultural ties. They are modern, industrialized countries, depending to an ever-increasing degree on ties to the rest of […]

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Alfred Nobel: Networks of Innovation

(Archives of the Nobel Museum 10)

Ulf Larsson

May 13, 2012
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Cultures of Creativity

Birth of a 21st Century Museum

Ulf Larsson

June 11, 2012

*Major portions of this book originally appeared in Cultures of Creativity: The Centennial Exhibition of the Nobel Prize published in 2001 and copyright Science History Publications/USA & The Nobel Museum. The book was first published in Swedish, Människor, miljöer och kreativitet: Nobelpriset 100 dr, earlier the same year. A revised English edition appeared in 2002. The current edition […]

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Technology on Trial

The Introduction of Steam Power Technology into Sweden, 1715 - 1736

Svante Lindqvist

May 13, 2012

The steam engine came to Sweden as something of a paradox: both as a solution and at the same time a threat. It promised to meet industry’s need for mechanical energy, but it also threatened the limited resources of thermal energy. Part 1 is a study of this issue in Sweden as a whole during […]

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Center on the Periphery

Historical Aspects of 20th-Century Swedish Physics

Svante Lindqvist, ed.

May 13, 2012
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Changes in the Technological Landscape

Essays in the History of Science and Technology

Svante Lindqvist

May 13, 2012
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Museums of Modern Science

Svante Lindqvist, editor
Marika Hedin, Ulf Larsson, associate editors

June 11, 2012
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Communicating Chemistry

Textbooks and Their Audiences, 1789-1939

Anders Lundgren & Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, eds.

June 11, 2012
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Science for Welfare and Warfare

Technology and State Initiative in Cold War Sweden

Per Lundin, Niklas Stenlås, and Johan Gribbe, editors

May 13, 2012
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Hormones of Life

Endocrinology, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Dream of a Remedy for Sterility, 1930–1970

Christer Nordlund

May 13, 2012
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Shifting and Rearranging

Physical Methods and the Transformation of Modern Chemistry

Carsten Reinhardt

 

May 13, 2012

In the second half of the twentieth century, chemistry underwent a profound transformation. Its object of examination, the chemical substance, was transmuted into abstract structure; its most important method, the chemical reaction, was supplemented by physical methods; and its practitioner, the chemist, was partially displaced by technical instruments. At the center of this transformation were […]

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Networking Europe

Transnational Infrastructures and the Shaping of Europe, 1850–2000

Erik van der Vleuten and Arne Kaijser, editors

June 11, 2012
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Visit Swedish Vega Meiji Japan

Wrakberg & Lindberg-Wada

June 11, 2012
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