Kindly let me have a list of books on the contemporary general history and anthropology of Finland, in English. Statistics also is most welcome: as to the…

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11.5.2004

Kindly let me have a list of books on the contemporary general history and anthropology of Finland, in English. Statistics also is most welcome: as to the funds spent on art, the number of government run visual art establishments, the scholarships given to established artists, the number of years etc.

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Here are a few books where you can find general information about Finland:

- Facts about Finland (several editions)
- Finland. A cultural guide, ed. Pirkko-Liisa Louhenjoki-Schulman – Kaius Hedenström. 2003 Keuruu. Landscapes of Finland. Heikkilä, Tapio- Timonen, Risto. Keuruu 2003. Finland.
- The Northern Experience, New Europe, and the Next Millennium. Helsinki 1999.
- De Vries, André, Live and work in Scandinavia: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Oxford 2002.

There are also a few interesting Internet-sites available http://www.finland.fi/ and http://www.virtualfinland.fi/ .

Statistics Finland publishes Cultural Statistics yearbook. The newest version is from 2001. Please look at the following link: http://tilastokeskus.fi/tk/el/kva_kulttuuri_en.html

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