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 2013 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 Nobel Prizes 2015

Formerly LES PRIX NOBEL
Karl Grandin, editor
September 13, 2016
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The Nobel Prizes 2014

Les Prix Nobel 2014
Karl Grandin, editor
August 11, 2015

The Nobel Prizes is the official yearbook of the Nobel Foundation. This edition provides extensive information about the 2014 Laureates: their Nobel and Prize Lectures and their autobiographies, as well as presentation speeches and background about the Nobel festivities.

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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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