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Selected Bibliography of English-language Print Resources for Finland

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The Research Guide contains selected bibliographies of English-language print resources for Slavic and East European regions. The bibliographies are not meant to be comprehensive, but rather as starting points for researchers. The resources listed are available in the Yale University Libraries. For availability of the listed titles as well as vernacular resources, check the library catalog Orbis. Click on a country above to see its research guide.

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Bibliographies, catalogs and finding aids

A bibliography on Finland; a selection of recently published works concerning Finland in English, French, Italian and Dutch, including translations of Finnish classical and modern authors ...[Los Angeles? 1940]. 1 p. l., 21 numb. l.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, X695 +940f

Books in English on Finland ; a bibliographical list of publications concerning Finland until 1960, including Finnish literature in English translation. Appendix: A selected list of books published from 1961 to 1963 inclusive / Hilkka Aaltonen. Turku, 1964. 276 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, Yale Classification  X327 T84J 8

Dictionary of Scandinavian history / edited by Byron J.Nordstrom. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1986. 703 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DL43 D53 1986 (Non-Circulating)

Finland / J.E.O. Screen, compiler. Oxford, England ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : Clio Press, 1997. 246 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2520 S24 1997 (Non-Circulating)

Finland, a country study / Federal Research Division, Library of Congress; edited by Eric D. Solsten and Sandra W. Meditz. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: The Division: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1990. 446 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DL1012 A74 1990 Electronic version

Finland, a cultural encyclopedia / editor-in-chief, Olli Alho; editors, Hildi Hawkins, Päivi Vallisaari ; [translation, Hildi Hawkins, David McDuff]. Helsinki : Finnish Literature Society, 1997. 352 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, LC DL1017 F56X 1997

Finland and the Finns : a selective bibliography / by Elemer Bako. Washington: Library of Congress: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., 1993. 276p.
Location: MUDD, Govt Documents LC 43.9:F 49

Finnish and Baltic history and literatures / Cambridge, Distributed by the Harvard University Press, 1972. 250 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z2520 +H37 (Non-circulating)

Historical dictionary of Finland / by George Maude. Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, c1995. 356 p.
Location: SML, Stacks, DL1007 M38X 1995 (LC)

General overviews

Dynamic Finland : the political system and the welfare state / Pertti Pesonen & Olavi Riihinen. Helsinki : Finnish Literature Society, 2002. 323 p.
Location: SML, JN7395 P465 2002 (LC)

Finland : people, nation, state / edited by Max Engman & David Kirby. London : C. Hurst & Co. ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1989. 254 p.
Location: SML, DL1032 F56X 1989 (LC) 

The information society and the welfare state : the Finnish model / Manuel Castells, Pekka Himanen. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002. 200 p.
Location: SML, HC340.2.Z9 I5537X 2002 (LC)

Structural change, classes, and the state : Finland in an historical and comparative perspective / by Matti Alestalo. Helsinki : Research Group for Comparative Sociology, University of Helsinki, 1986.  170 p.
Location:SML,  HN535.2 S6 A44X 1986 (LC) 

Arts, Languages & Literature

Finnish and Baltic history and literatures. Cambridge, Distributed by the Harvard University Press, 1972. 250 p.   
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Room (Non-Circulating) Call Number:Z2520 H37 (LC)+ Oversize   

Finnish cinema / Peter Cowie. Helsinki : VAPK-Pub., 1991. 223 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PN1993.5 F5 C68X 1991 (LC)

Finnish folklore / Leea Virtanen, Thomas DuBois. Helsinki : Finnish Literature Society, 2000. 297 p.
Location: SML, GR1 S845 9 (LC)

Finnish odyssey : poetry and folk songs of Finland in translation with poems of tribute and drawings / by Robert Armstrong. London : Research Pub. Co., 1975. 104 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PH391 E3 F5 (LC)

Finnish short stories / translated by Inkeri Väänänen-Jensen with K. Börje Vähämäki. St. Paul, Minn. : Nordic Translators, 1982. 238 p.
Location :LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PH401 E8 F5 (LC)

Folklore and nationalism in modern Finland / William A. Wilson. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1976. 272 p.
Location: SML, GR47.F5 W45 (LC)

From Sibelius to Sallinen : Finnish nationalism and the music of Finland / Lisa de Gorog ; with the collaboration of Ralph de Gorog. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. 252 p.
Location: MUSIC LIBRARY, ML269.5 D319 F9 (LC)

Helsinki : a literary companion / edited by Hildi Hawkins and Soila Lehtonen. Helsinki : Finnish Literature Society, 2000. 255 p.
Location: SML, DL1175.28 .H445X 2000 (LC)

The Kalevala : epic of the Finnish people / translated by Eino Friberg ; editing and introduction by George C. Schoolfield ; illustrated by Björn Landström. Helsinki, Finland : Otava ; Turku, Finland : Finnish North American Literature Society, 1988. 408 p.
Location: SML, PH324 E5 F7 1988 (LC)

Literature of Finland : an outline / Kai Laitinen ; [translated by Philip and Timothy Binham] Helsinki : Otava, 1985. 160 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, PH301 L3513 (LC)

NTC's compact Finnish and English dictionary / Sini Sovijärvi. Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Pub. Group, 1998. 794 p.
Location: SML, Starr Main Reference Rm PH279 S68 1998 (Non-circulating)

History

Finland and Europe : international crises in the period of autonomy, 1808-1914 / by Juhani Paasivirta ; translated from the Finnish by Anthony F. Upton and Sirkka R. Upton ; edited and abridged by D.G. Kirby. London : Hurst, 1981. 270 p.
Location: SML, DK458 P33 (LC)

Finland and Europe : the early years of independence, 1917-1939 / Juhani Paasivirta ; edited and translated by Peter Herring. Helsinki : SHS, 1988. 555 p.
Location: SML, DK445 S78 29 (LC)

Finland and Poland in the Russian Empire : a comparative study / edited by Michael Branch, Janet Hartley, Antoni Mączak. London : School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, 1995. 311 p.
Location: SML, DL1065.3 F56 1995 (LC)

Finland and Russia, 1808-1920 : from autonomy to independence : a selection of documents / edited and translated by D.G. Kirby. London : Macmillan, 1975. 265 p.
Location: SML, DK459 K53 (LC)

Finns and Hungarians between East and West : European nationalism and nations in crisis during the 19th and 20th centuries : the proceedings of the III Conference of Finnish-Hungarian Historians in l988 / Tenho Takalo (ed.) Helsinki : SHS, 1989. 188 p.
Location: SML, DK445 S78 32 (LC)

Finland in the Second World War : between Germany and Russia / Olli Vehviläinen ; translated by Gerard McAlester. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave, 2002. 199 p.
Location: SML, D765.3 .V44X 2002 (LC)

The flexible frontier : change and continuity in Finnish-Russian relations / edited by Maria Lähteenmäki. [Helsinki : Aleksanteri Institute, 2007]. 266 p.
Location: SML, DL1048.R8 F54 2007 (LC)

From grand duchy to modern state : a political history of Finland since 1809 / Osmo Jussila, Seppo Hentilä, Jukka Nevakivi ; translated from the Finnish by David & Eva-Kaisa Arter. London : Hurst & Company ; Carbondale, Ill. : Distributed in North America by Southern Illinois University Press, 1999. 383 p.
Location: SML, JN7399 A15 J87X13 1999 (LC)

From Sibelius to Sallinen : Finnish nationalism and the music of Finland / Lisa de Gorog ; with the collaboration of Ralph de Gorog. 
New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. 252 p. Location:MUSIC LIBRARY,  ML269.5 D319 F9 (LC) 

In time of storm : revolution, civil war, and the ethnolinguistic issue in Finland / Pekka Kalevi Hamalainen. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1978. 171 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DK459 H3163 (2 copies)

Mannerheim : president, soldier, spy / Jonathan Clements. London : Haus, 2009.  336 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library,  DL1067.5.M36 C54X 2009 (LC) 

The road to prosperity : an economic history of Finland / edited by Jari Ojala, Jari Eloranta and Jukka Jalava. Helsinki : Suomaleisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 2006. 343 p.
Location: SML, HC340.2 .R63 2006 (LC) Oversize

Visions of past glory : nationalism and the construction of early Finnish history / Derek Fewster. Helsinki : Finnish Literature Society, 2006. 555 p.
Location: SML, DL1019 .F48X 2006 (LC)

White death : Russia’s war on Finland, 1939-40 / Robert Edwards. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006. 319 p.
Location: SML,  DL1097 .E39 2006 (LC) 

The Winter War : Russia’s invasion of Finland, 1939-1940 / Robert Edwards. New York : Pegasus Books : distributed by W. W. Norton, 2008. 319 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DL1099 .E39 2008 (LC)

The world of Ladoga : society, trade, transformation and state building in the Eastern Fennoscandian boreal forest zone c. 1000 - 1555 / Jukka Korpela. Münster : Lit, 2008. 400 p.
Location: LSF- click "Place Requests" for delivery to any Yale library, DL1052 .K67 2008 (LC)

Journals

Journal of Finnish studies. Toronto : Finnish Studies Program, University of Toronto, 1997- Also available online.
Location: SML, PH300 J68 (LC)

Scandinavian journal of history. Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksell Periodical Co., 1976- Also available online.
Location :SML, DL1 S33 (LC)