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The Swedes and their ironclads…

And here’s a blast from the past – an essay from our old blog written by our good friend Josh Graml and originally posted in July 2006. 16th century Swedish cleric Olaus Magnus published a very fine series of books in 1555 called “A Description of the Northern Peoples.” It’s an ethnographic study of Scandinavia […]