"Norway" Essays and Research Papers

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Killing Time

first visit to Norway. While at the University of Dar-es-Salaam, Nasibu co-founded a powerful poetry and drama group "SAYARI" in Dar-es-salaam in 1980. Other SAYARI members were Freddy Macha, Chiku Ali (who joined after Anna Lukindo) and George Chioko. The group combined African music, poetry, miming, dance and drama and toured extensively in Scandinavia. In 1985 Nasibu moved to Oslo, Norway to study Mass Communications at the University of Oslo, UIO. He has since lived in Norway, also as a father...

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mines at Kiruna in northern Sweden, the Lorraine region of France, and Ukraine. Europe has a number of small petroleum and natural-gas producing areas, but the two major regions are the North Sea (with the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, and Norway owning most of the rights) and the former Soviet republics, especially Russia. Among the many other mineral deposits of Europe are copper, lead, tin, bauxite, manganese, nickel, gold, silver, potash, clay, gypsum, dolomite, and salt. Encarta ...

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Discuss the emergence of realism in theatre

in Scandinavia and Anton Chekhov in Russia, and George Bernard Shaw, rejected the complex and artificial plotting of the well-made play and instead treated themes and conflicts belonging to a real, contemporary society. Henrik Ibsen was born in Norway in 1828. His mature work may be read as an effort to come to terms with reality, the reality of his early life and the reality of society as a whole. Ibsen is perhaps best known for eight plays he wrote in Italy and Germany. By separating himself...

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Mini Case: Scandi Home Furnishings, Inc.

style is primarily associated with Denmark, both Norway and Sweden designers have contributed to the allure of Scandinavian home furnishings. Some say that the inspiration for the Scandinavian design can be traced to the “elegant curves” of art nouveau from which designers were able to produce aesthetically pleasing, structurally strong modern furniture. Danish, and the home furnishings produced by the other Scandinavian countries—Sweden, Norway, and Finland, are made using wood (primarily oak...

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Barents region economy analysis

 Report 15.10.2012 Strategic importance of the Barents region in the European context The Barents region is located in the high north of Europe and consists of four countries: Russia, Finland, Norway and Sweden. This area, unlike, western territories, is “wild”, meaning huge territory, low-populated and untouched nature with a huge amount of natural resources. The area has a huge potential, which can be realised. In order to do that, we, firstly,...

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Ethnic Groups and Discrimination

mainland than was believed before. The Norwegian immigration to America after the era of Columbus began in 1825, when a small group of Norwegians sailed from Stavanger, Norway headed for America on the sloop Restauration, which is frequently called the “Norwegian Mayflower.” The emigrants were Lutherans and Quakers fleeing Norway to avoid religious persecution, but it is also believed that some were leaving for economic reasons as well. The Restauration landed in New York City, and it and its passengers...

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Tradition of the Saamis-Laplanders

difficult to associate the origin to just one location. The historic research community cannot agree on one location either, and the origins of the Sami, are said to include the Alps or early Siberia. Geographic Location: This indigenous group calls Norway, Sweden, Finland, and parts of northwestern Russia home. While the Sami are credited with being the longest living group of people on the Scandinavia peninsula, the majority of today’s population resides in the northern most region of the land. The...

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Caulderan Dophin Massacre

can be . Every year around February the caldarian dolphins migrate along the shoreline of the Faroe Isles. The Isles are a sovereignty of the Kingdom of Denmark, between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland. The total area is approximately 540 sq mi and a population of almost 50,000 people. The Isles have been a self governing country since 1948. The calderon dolphins are near extinction and they get near men to play and interact. In a...

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Financial Struggles Affecting Individuality

Struggles affecting Individuality The individuals within the society of Henrik Ibsen's play, A Doll's House, are prohibited from being fully developed individuals, due to social and financial problems. A Doll's House is set in Norway in the late 1800s. At the time, Norway was just hit by a economic depression, making it difficult to find a job, and even harder to get promoted to a high-paying position. Also, sexism was very prominent, and women were precluded from their rights and freedom. Because...

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Henrik Ibsen's a Doll House

A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen's A Doll House centers around the life of Nora and Torvald, a young married couple from Norway with three small children. In the play, Ibsen takes the readers into the home of Nora and Torvald, allowing them to view the couple's relationship over a three-day period. Nora's introduction occurs in the first scene with a childlike enthusiasm for life and love of her husband and family. Later, when Torvald makes his entrance he appears as the doting yet somewhat condescending...

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