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The Man Without a Past (2002)
Rated: NR
Starring: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Director: Aki Kaurismäki ASIN: B0000B1A5P
Review: "...Deservedly winning several awards at 2002 Cannes festival, "A Man without a Past" scored the first ever Foreign Film Oscar nomination for Finland. I was writing this review five days before the Oscar ceremony and I saw none of its four contenders, but I felt this Finnish film was a favourite and destined to become a classic. If you're looking for a film to watch for entertainment and great cinema at once, this may be it. And you will get a large dose of warmth to your heart as a bonus."



Ambush (1999) - DVD Ambush takes place in the first days of World War II in Russian Karelia by the Finnish border. A young lieutenant is sent on a reconnaissance mission behind enemy lines, leaving his beautiful fiancee behind. During his mission, he receives the tragic news that she has been killed by the Russians. Now, the war is personal. The young blue-eyed officer changes into a killing machine.





Globe Trekker: Finland and Baltic States
Rated: NR
Edition Details: NTSC format (for use in US and Canada only) Color, NTSC Number of tapes: 1 ASIN: B00006HB23

Finland, Fresh And Original
Rated: NR
Edition Details: NTSC format (for use in US and Canada only) NTSC Number of tapes: 1 ASIN: 6301687809

Winter War, VHS | DVDRated: NR Starring: Winter War, et al.
Edition Details: NTSC format (for use in US and Canada only) Black & White, NTSC
ASIN: B00000JPH0 DVD: B0000646UN
Note: Also search all categories, sometimes you find this and other movies discounted 70%.

The Egyptian (1954)
Rated: NR Starring: Victor Mature, et al. Director: Michael Curtiz
Based on historical novelist Mika Waltari's novel by the same name.
Edition Details: NTSC format (US and Canada only) Color, Closed-captioned, HiFi Sound, NTSC ASIN: 6301412796
Customer Review: Number of Reviews: 6


Books

Cooking

Fantastically Finnish : Recipes and Traditions by John Zug, Sue Roemig, Beatrice A. Ojakangas Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours.
Paperback (October 1998) Penfield Pr;
ISBN: 0941016226 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 302,963

The Best of Finnish Cooking by Taimi Previdi
Availability: This title usually ships within 2-3 days.
Hardcover - 242 pages (April 1995) Hippocrene Books; ISBN: 0781802849 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 270,156

Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant by Moosewood Collective, Carolyn B. Mitchell
Paperback - 733 pages (October 1990) Fireside; ISBN: 0671679902
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 20,123 Avg. Customer Review: ; Number of Reviews: 1
Make some real Finnish Bread and other ethnic recipes
Fine Finnish Foods by Gerry Kangas
Paperback (June 1988) Penfield Press; ISBN: 094101648X Amazon.com Sales Rank: 1,064,375

Sports

Mika Häkkinen

Military

Finnish Aces of World War 2
(Aircraft of the Aces Series , No 23)
by Kari Stenman
Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours.
Paperback - 96 pages (January 1999) Osprey Pub Co;
ISBN: 185532783X ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.29 x 9.78 x 7.32
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 64,105

The Last Finnish War (Classified Studies in Twentieth-Century Diplomatic and Military History) by Waldemar Erfurth
Hardcover (April 1981) Univ Pubns of Amer; ISBN: 0890932050

The Soviet Invasion of Finland 1939-40 (Cass Series on Soviet Military Experience, 3)
by Carl Van Dyke
Paperback (September 1997) Frank Cass & Co; ISBN: 0714643149

A Frozen Hell : The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-40 by William R. Trotter
Paperback - 304 pages (January 2000) Algonquin Books; ISBN: 1565122496 This item will be published in January 2000. You may order it now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. Amazon.com Sales Rank: 749,038 Avg. Customer Review: Number of Reviews: 1

Storm over the Land : A Novel About War by Kalle Päätalo
Paperback (November 1993) F A T A; ISBN: 1880474069 Availability: This title usually ships within 4-6 weeks. Please note that titles occasionally go out of print or publishers run out of stock. We will notify you within 2-3 weeks if we have trouble obtaining this title. Amazon.com Sales Rank: 790,178
Mannerheim : The Years of Preparation by J.E.O. Screen
Paperback (October 1993) Univ of British Columbia; ISBN: 090096622X
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 383,149

Cold Will : The Defence of Finland by Tomas Ries
Hardcover 1st Ed. edition (November 1988) Brasseys Inc; ISBN: 0080335926
Search Available Out-of-print War Books

The Winter War : The Soviet Attack on Finland 1939-1940 by Eloise Engle, Lauri Paananen
Paperback - 192 pages Reprint edition (January 1992) Stackpole Books;
ISBN: 0811724336 ;
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 34,913
FIVE STARS *****

Business and Economics

Finnish IT Services Industry Forecast and Analysis, 2001-2006 [DOWNLOAD: PDF] by IDC (Author)
Finnish Wireless ASP and ASP Market Forecast and Analysis [DOWNLOAD: PDF] by IDC (Author)
Informal Venture Capital : Investors, Investments and Policy Issues in Finland
Annareetta Lumme, et al / Hardcover / Published 1998




Dictionaries and Learning Finnish

Conversational Finnish w/ 15 cassettes (Multilingual Books Intensive Foreign Language Cassette Series) by Keskustellen Suomea
Paperback - 620 pages 1 Ed edition (January 1999) Multilingual Books and Tapes;
ISBN: 1582140162 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 1,300,110

Say It in Finnish by Aili Flint, Amy Seely Flint
Paperback - 206 pages (December 1983) Dover Pubns; ISBN: 0486245918 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.49 x 5.18 x 3.45 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 74,059


Colloquial Finnish: The Complete Language Course (Colloquial Series (Book & Cassette)

Colloquial Finnish : The Complete Course for Beginners (Colloquial Series (Book Only)

Colloquial Finnish: The Complete Course for Beginners (Colloquial Series (Cassette Only)

Berlitz : Finnish Phrase Book & Dictionary
Availability: This title usually ships within 24 hours.
Paperback Revised edition (August 1995) Berlitz Travel Guide; ISBN: 2831513928 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 57,878

Finnish-English Comprehensive Dictionary : Suomi Englanti Kasisanakirja
by Raija Hurme
Hardcover (April 1995) Hippocrene Books; ISBN: 0781803802
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 174,244

Mastering Finnish (Hippocrene Master) by Borje Vahamäki
Paperback (June 1994) Hippocrene Books; ISBN: 0781802334 ;
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 174,245

Finnish : A Complete Course for Beginners (Teach Yourself Books) by Terttu Leney, Arthur H. Whitney
Availability: This title usually ships within 24 hours.
Paperback - 348 pages Reprint edition (August 1993) Teach Yourself; ISBN: 0844237655 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 40,436

Englanti-Suomi : Opiskelusanakirja by Raija Hurme, Maritta Pesonen, Olli Syvoja
Hardcover Eng/Fin edition (December 1995) I B D Ltd; ISBN: 9510187119

Architecture

The Fourth Dimension in Architecture : The Impact of Building on Behavior : Eero Saarinen's Administrative Center for Deere & Company, Moline, Illino by Mildred Reed Hall, Edward T. Hall SBN: 0865340331 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 130,322

The Culture of Silence : Architecture's Fifth Dimension
(Studies in Architecture and Culture , No 4)
Malcolm Quantrill (Editor), Bruce Webb (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1998
The Architectural Drawings of Alvar Aalto 1917-1930 : In Eleven Volumes (Garland Architectural Archives) by Alvar Aalto, Goran Schildt
Hardcover Vol 006 (February 1994) Garland Pub; ISBN: 0815305958 Availability: This title usually ships within 4-6 weeks. Please note that titles occasionally go out of print or publishers run out of stock. We will notify you within 2-3 weeks if we have trouble obtaining this title. Amazon.com Sales Rank: 1,503,213

The Architectural Drawings of Alvar Aalto 1917-1939 : Buildings and Projects, 1917-1926 (Garland Architectural Archives) by Alvar Aalto, Goran Schildt ISBN: 0815305907
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 1,503,210

The Architectural Drawings of Alvar Aalto, 1917-1939 : Buildings and Plans for the A. Ahlstrom Company in Varkaus, and Type Houses, 1937-1939 by Alvar Aalto
Hardcover Vol 007 (January 1994) Garland Pub; ISBN: 0815305966
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 1,503,214


Biography

Only Believe by Don Wooding, Hannu Haukka
Paperback - 264 pages (July 1998) HARTLINE MKTG; ISBN: 1883893410
Review: Excellent book about a Finnish Missionary in Russia.


Finnish and Baltic History

Atlas of Russia and the Independent Republics by Moshe Brawer
Hardcover - 144 pages (August 1995) MacMillan Library Reference; ISBN: 0130519960 ;
An Atlas of Russian History; Eleven Centuries of Changing Borders, by Allen F. Chew
Paperback - 127 pages (June 1970) Yale Univ Pr; ISBN: 0300014457 ;
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 182,835

Finnish and Baltic History and Literatures
Hardcover - 250 pages (December 1972)
ISBN: 0674302052 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 564,448

Bordering Russia : Theory and Prospects for Europe's Baltic Rim
Hans Mouritzen (Editor) / Hardcover / Published 1998

Witness to History
Mauno Koivisto / Hardcover / Published 1997 (has some important information on WW2)

The Lost Finnish Identity by Okko Oinonen (Photographer)
Hardcover (September 1996) Distributed Art Publishers;
ISBN: 9529061048 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 703,037

A Frozen Hell : The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-40 by William R. Trotter
Paperback - 304 pages (January 2000) Algonquin Books; ISBN: 1565122496 This item will be published in January 2000. You may order it now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. Amazon.com Sales Rank: 749,038 Avg. Customer Review: Number of Reviews: 1


Finns in United States and Canada


Sointula : Island Utopia by Paula Wild
Hardcover (March 1996) Harbour Pub Co; ISBN: 1550171283
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 803,817 Avg. Customer Review: ; Number of Reviews: 1
FIVE STARS *****
Honk the Moose by Phil Stong, Phil Strong, Kurt Wiese (Illustrator)
One of the best children's books ever written. When a couple of Finnish farm boys discover a moose eating their hay, they had a choice: shoot it or...
The Finn in Me : The Chronicles of a Karelian Emigrant by Sinikka Gronberg Garcia
Paperback (June 1992) North Star Pr of St Cloud;
ISBN: 0878390707 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 821,486

Under the Northern Lights : My Memories of Life in the Finnish Community of Northern Ontario (Mercury History, Vol 45) by Nelma Sillanp, Edward W. Laine (Editor)
Paperback (May 1995) Canadian Museum of Civilization; ISBN: 0660140209
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 568,052

Hometown Folks : A Finnish-American Saga by Gerald F. Carlson
Paperback - 180 pages (June 1, 1997) North Star Pr of st Cloud;
ISBN: 0878391150 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 821,489

Children of the Kalevala : Contemporary American Finns Relive the Timeless Tales of Kalevala by Lauri Anderson
Paperback - 180 pages (June 1, 1997) North Star Pr of st Cloud;
ISBN: 0878391193 Amazon.com Sales Rank: 525,459


Defiant Sisters: A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada
by Varpu Lindstrom
Spiral-bound - 205 pages Singing Shield Productions; ISBN: 0919045618

The Fabulous Family Holomolaiset : A Minnesota Finnish Family's Oral Tradition
by Patricia Eilola
Paperback (June 1996) North Star Pr of st Cloud; ISBN: 0878391088
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 485,779

Finnish Americana : A Journal of Finnish American History and Culture : 1993-1994
by Michael G. Karni (Editor)
Paperback (October 1993) Finnish Americana; ISBN: 9993611972
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 712,069

Finnish Americana : A Journal of Finnish American History and Culture: 1992
1992 by Michael G. Karni (Editor)
Paperback (July 1991) Finnish Americana; ISBN: 9990960224
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 723,737

The Finnish Immigrant Community of Toronto 1887-1913 (Occasional Papers in Ethnic and Immigration Studies) by Varpu Lindstrom-Best
Paperback (October 1979) Multicultural Historical Society of; ISBN: 0969091656
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 663,455

Finnish Immigrants in America : 1880-1920 by Arthur W. Hoglund
Hardcover (June 1979) Ayer Co Pub; ISBN: 040511639X
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 343,038

The Finns in America (In America Series) by Eloise Engle
Paperback (March 1978) Lerner Pubns Co; ISBN: 0822510278

Haven in the Woods : The Story of the Finns in Wisconsin (Scandinavians in America) by John Ilmari. Kolehmainen, William George William Hill
Hardcover (June 1979) Ayer Co Pub; ISBN: 0405116462
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 461,018

Project Bay Street : activities of Finnish-Canadians in Thunder Bay before 1915
by Marc Metsäranta (Editor)
Spiral-bound - 225 pages Singing Shield Productions; ISBN: 092073975X
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Finnish-American Folklore : Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis by Elli Kaija Kongas-Maranda Our Price: $51.50
Hardcover (November 1980) Ayer Co Pub; ISBN: 0405133197
I'm Going to See What Has Happened : The Personal Experience of Third Class Finnish Titanic Survivor Mrs. Elin Hakkarainen, Including the Stories of by Gerald E. Nummi, Janet A. White Paperback (March 1997) Janet White; ISBN: 0965717402
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 317,710 Avg. Customer Review: Number of Reviews: 2

Finnish Literature

Under the North Star
Under the North Star 2 by Vin Linna - The second installation of Vaino Linna's trilogy, translated into English by Richard Impola. The Uprising is the most powerful novel written about the 1918 Civil War of Finland, which erupted only a month and a half after Finland's Declaration of Independence. Fueled by passions on both sides, the class conflict erupts into war between between the haves and the have-nots -- between neighbors. With deep insight and a strong commitment to truth, Linna describes how the victors handled the aftermath of the three-month war, the pseudo-trials, the executions, and the prison camps. The most famous and penetrating novel dealing with the Civil War in Finland is also the centerpiece of Linna's trilogy. - Amazon.ca



A History of Finland's Literature (History of Scandinavian Literatures, Vol 4)
by George C. Schoolfield (Editor)
Hardcover - 896 pages (November 1998) Univ of Nebraska Pr; ISBN: 0803241895

Arctic Twilight : Old Finnish Tales by Samuli Paulaharju
Hardcover (August 1982) Finnish-American Literary; ISBN: 0943478006
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 656,571

History of the Finnish Temperence Movement : Temperance As a Civic Religion (Interdisciplinary Studies in Alcohol and Drug Use and Abuse; Vol 3) by Irma Sulkunen Hardcover (April 1991) Edwin Mellen Pr; ISBN: 0889462984

Jonas of Kiivijarvi : Finnish Freedom Fighter by Leslie W. Wisuri
Paperback (June 1996) North Star Pr of st Cloud; ISBN: 0878391045
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 485,780 Avg.
FIVE STARS *****

No Home for Us Here: The Mass Annihilation of the Finnish Border-Hoppers in the Urals in 1938 by Jukka Rislakki, Eila Lahti-Argutina, Richard Impola (Translator)
North Star Associates; (August 1, 2002); ISBN: 0878391762
Karelia : A Finnish-American Couple in Stalin's Russia by Lawrence Hokkanen, Sylvia Hokkanen, Anita Middleton
(September 1991) ISBN: 0878390650
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 868,490

Seven Brothers by Aleksis Kivi
Paperback (October 1991) F A T A; ISBN: 188047400X
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 179,461
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Our Daily Bread by Kalle Paatalo
Paperback - 532 pages 1 Ed edition F A T A; ISBN: 096268600X
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 821,625

Egyptian by Mika Waltari
Library Binding (January 1996) Buccaneer Books; ISBN: 0899668631
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 30,073 Avg.
Customer Review: ; Number of Reviews: 16
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The Roman by Mika Waltari
Hardcover (June 1994) Buccaneer Books; ISBN: 1568494866
Avg. Customer Review: ; Number of Reviews: 1
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A Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe by Dennis P. Hupchick, Harold E. Cox Paperback (October 1996)
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 123,550

Artic Twilight : Old Finnish Tales by Samuli Paulaharju
Hardcover (August 1982) Finnish-American Literary; ISBN: 0943478006
Availability: This title usually ships within 4-6 weeks.
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 656,571

Eugenics and the Welfare State : Sterilization Policy in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland by Gunnar Broberg (Editor), Nils Roll-Hansen (Editor)
Hardcover - 300 pages (December 1996) Michigan State Univ Pr; ISBN: 0870134132 ; Amazon.com Sales Rank: 99,042

From Sibelius to Sallinen : Finnish Nationalism and the Music of Finland (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance, No 16) by Lisa S. De Gorog
Hardcover (February 1990) Greenwood Publishing Group; ISBN: 0313267405

Footsteps from the Finland Station : Five Landmarks in the Collapse of Communism
by Michael Charlton
Hardcover (October 1992) Transaction Pub; ISBN: 1560000198

Historical Dictionary of Finland (European Historical Dictionaries, No 8)
by George Maude
Hardcover - 356 pages (October 1995) Scarecrow Pr; ISBN: 0810829959
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 910,086

Imperial Borderland : Bobrikov and the Attempted Russification of Finland, 1898-1904 by Tuomo Polvinen, Steven Huxley (Translator)
Hardcover (June 1995) Duke Univ Pr (Txt); ISBN: 0822315637

A Short History of Finland by Fred Singleton
Paperback - 220 pages 2 edition (September 1998) Cambridge University Press;
ISBN: 0521647010

Finland in the New Europe (The Washington Papers , No 175) by Max Jakobson Our Paperback (August 1998) Praeger Pub Text; ISBN: 0275963713
FIVE STARS ***** Number of Reviews: 1

Europe and Finland : Defining the Political Identity of Finland in Western Europe
by Teija Tiilikainen
Hardcover (February 1998) Ashgate Publishing Company; ISBN: 1840140364


Finnish Folk Poetry and the Kalevala (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol 1895) by Thomas A. Dubois
Hardcover (November 1995) Garland Pub; ISBN: 0815319754

The Maiden of Northland : A Hero Tale of Finland by Aaron Shepard, Carol Schwartz Reading level: Ages 9-12
School & Library Binding -
(May 1996) Atheneum;
ISBN: 0689804857
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 256,377

Women of the Kalevala : Stories Based on the Great Finnish Epic by Mary Caraker
Paperback (June 1996) North Star Pr of st Cloud; ISBN: 0878391061
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 503,192 Avg. Customer Review: Number of Reviews: 1

Kalevala : The Land of the Heroes by W.F. Kirby (Translator)
Hardcover (September 1985) Athlone Pr; ISBN: 0485112582
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 618,691
The Kalevala : Or Poems of the Kaleva District
by Elias Lonnrot (Compiler), Francis P. Magoun (Translator)
Paperback Reprint edition (March 1985) Harvard Univ Pr; ISBN: 0674500105 ; Amazon.com Sales
Rank: 152,955

The Key to the Kalevala by Pekka Ervast, Tapio Joensuu (Translator),
John Major Jenkins (Introduction)
Paperback - 272 pages (January 1999) Blue Dolphin Pub; ISBN: 1577330218 ;





Kalevala Mythology (Folklore Studies in Translation) by Juha Pentikainen, Ritva Poom (Translator) ,
Indiana University Press; ISBN: 0253213525; Expanded edition (August 1999)

The Kalevala : Epic of the Finnish People by Eino Friberg, George C. Schoolfield, Bjorn Landstrom (Editor) Hardcover - 34 pages (September 1989) Univ of Illinois Pr (Trd);
ISBN: 9511101374


Finnish Magic : A Nation of Wizard a World of Spirits by Robert Nelson,
Paperback - 192 pages (February 1999) Llewellyn Publications;
ISBN: 1567184898 ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 7.99 x 5.22
Amazon.com Sales Rank: 65,728
Avg. Customer Review: 2

Finland Country Study Guide (World Country Study Guide by USA International Business See Library Binding - 150 pages First Ed edition International Business Publications, USA; ISBN: 0739714570

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