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Swedish History in Outline by J Weibull sketches its way through the centuries. Check out A Concise History of Sweden by A Åberg for more detail. For the ups and downs of this tumultuous century see Swedish Politics During the 20th Century by S Hadenius.Nature in Sweden by P Hanneberg is a good introduction to what the wilds have to offer, while Nordic Folk Art by M Nodermann and Manor Houses and Royal Castles in Sweden by B Söderberg focus on the crafted and created.August Strindberg's troubled life produced dramas both written and enacted. The author's autobiography The Son of a Servant gives remarkable insights into his early life. Revolutionary fiction works include The Father and Miss Julie.

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