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  Industrialization of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the early phase of World War I, in which Sweden remained neutral, the country benefited from increasing demand.
Sweden followed a policy of armed neutrality during World War II and currently remains non-aligned.
Sweden became a member of the European Union in 1995.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Sweden
In the south of Sweden, leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines, spruces and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
Sweden was also known to be the first western nation to detect unusually high radiation levels in the atmosphere, which later was confirmed to have been the residual nuclear fallout from the Chernobyl accident.
Sweden is known for having an even distribution of income, with a Gini coefficient at 0.21 in 2001 (one of the most even income distributions in the industrialized world).
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Sweden was first mentioned in the 1st century, by Roman historian Tacitus, who wrote that the Suiones tribe lived out in the sea and were powerful in both arms and ships.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees are prolific, in the north pines and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substantial welfare elements was challenged in the 1990s by high unemployment and in 2000-02 by the global economic downturn, but fiscal discipline over the past several years has allowed the country to weather economic vagaries.
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 History of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 16th century, Gustav Vasa fought for an independent Sweden, crushing an attempt to restore the Kalmar Union and laying the foundation for modern Sweden.
Sweden invaded Norway to enforce the terms of the Kiel treaty.
Sweden's predominantly agricultural economy shifted gradually from village to private farm-based agriculture during the Industrial Revolution, but this change failed to bring economic and social improvements commensurate with the rate of population growth.
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Sweden was one of the poorest countries in Europe in the 19th century, and shaped by a dogmatic Protestantism, until its natural assets – timber, iron ore, grains – allowed it to fund a Swedish welfare state in the early 20th century.
Sweden was inhabited by hunters and gatherers during the Stone Age (6000 BC – 4000 BC), following the recession of the last ice age – the Weichsel glaciation.
Sweden was first mentioned in the 1st century, by Roman historian Tacitus, who wrote that the Suiones lived out in the sea and were powerful in both arms and ships.
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 Sweden Resource Center - nudist colonies sweden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
It is bordered by Norway on the west, Finland on the northeast, the Skagerrak stockholm sweden Strait and the Kattegat Strait on the southwest, and the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia on the east.
Sweden has a low population sweden flag density in all but its metropolitan areas, with most of the inland consisting of forests and mountainous wilderness.
In the south of Sweden leaf-bearing trees airline tickets to sweden are prolific, in the north pines and hardy birches dominate the landscape.
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 History of Sweden :: Any Travels
The 17th century saw the rise of Sweden as one of the great powers in Europe, due to successful participation, initiated by King Gustav II Adolph, in the Thirty Years' War and by Charles X Gustav of Sweden in the The Deluge of Poland.
Sweden continued to stay non-aligned during the Cold War, and is still not a member of any military alliance.
Following the second World War, Sweden made use of its natural resources and undemolished state, making it possible to expand its industry to supply the rebuilding of Europe, leading it to be one of the richest countries in the world by 1960.
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 Sweden Information Center - nudist colonies sweden
It is bordered by gotland sweden Norway on the west, Finland on the northeast, the Skagerrak Strait sweden stamps and the Kattegat Strait on the southwest, and the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia on the east.
With the Christianization in the 12th century, the stockholm sweden country became consolidated, with its centre at the water-ways of the northern Baltic and the Gulf of Finland.
Gustav I is considered capital of sweden to be Sweden's "Father of the culture sweden Nation".
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 :: future :: :: Sweden :: June :: 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Sweden has a low population density except in its metropolitan areas, with most of the inland consisting of forests and mountainous wilderness.
Following the war, Sweden took advantage of its natural resources and lack of war damage, making it possible to expand its industry to supply the rebuilding of Europe, leading it to be one of the richest countries in the world by 1960.
As other economies were re-established, Sweden was surpassed in the 1970s and had to adjust its politics in the 1990s; however, it still ranks among the top nations in terms of standard of living.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The brutal rule of Joseph Stalin forced rapid industrialization of the largely rural country and collectivization of its agriculture at the cost of tens of millions of lives.
Via the straits that lie within Denmark, and between it and Sweden, the Baltic connects to the North Sea and the Oceans to its west and north.
Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has extremely low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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The later 19th century saw an upswing in the emigration to the United States, and from the 1890es onward the industrialization of Sweden, in which the generation of hydroelectric power was important.
Sweden always has been a supplier of iron; now it also supplied iron ore, timber and paper.
The voting right in Sweden was complex, as it permitted the rich MULTIPLE VOTING (which, in case of rural districts, at one instance was limited to 5.000 votes !).
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 WikiMiki.net - Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Stalin forced rapid industrialization of the largely rural country and collectivization of its agriculture.
The plan worked, in some sense, as the Soviet Union successfully transformed from an agrarian economy to a major industrial powerhouse in an unbelievably short span of time, but widespread misery and famine ensued for many millions of people as a result of the severe economic upheaval.
The industry varies from manufacturing cheap goods such as toys to high-tech goods such as computers and cars.
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 Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With Christianization in the 12th century, the country became consolidated, with its centre in the agricultural regions of Östergötland and Västergötland and later on also in the water-ways of the northern Baltic and the Gulf of Finland.
Sweden has a history of strong political involvement by ordinary people through its "popular movements" (Folkrörelser in Swedish), the most notable being trade unions, the women's movement, the temperance movement, and -- more recently -- sports movement.
A number of bands with less emphasis on pop music have come out of the country in recent years, including Eskobar, Clawfinger,The Sounds, José González, The Hives, Millencolin, Sahara Hotnights, The Hellacopters, Kent, The Ark, Ravaged, Infinite Mass, and Looptroop.
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 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Black Sea gives immediate access with the five other countries sharing its shores, and via the Dardanelles and Marmora straits adjacent to Istanbul, Turkey, to the Mediterranean Sea with its many countries and its access, via the Suez Canal and the Straits of Gibraltar, to the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Russia saw its economy contract for five years, as the executive and legislature dithered over the implementation of reforms and Russia's industrial base faced a serious decline.
Main article: Demographics of Russia Russia is fairly sparsely populated and has extremely low average population density due to its enormous size; population is densest in the European part of Russia, in the Ural Mountains area, and in the south-eastern part of Siberia.
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 Industrialization and Health in Historical Perspective
Based on this measure, health improved uniformly during industrialization in Sweden, but it actually declined for several decades in two countries and generally improved with interruptions in others.
Health was inversely correlated with the degree of urbanization across countries and rising urbanization led to health deterioration, especially in England, Australia, and Japan.
Public health policy, diets, and business cycles were also important for health during industrialization.
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