Essays Tagged: "Stockholm"

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 21, 1833.(Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and invent ... (Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different ... Nobel was forced into bankruptcy the same year Alfred Nobel was born. In 1837, Immanuel Nobel left Stockholm and his family to start a new career in Finland and in Russia. To support the family, Andr ...

(6 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays

Vävarnas barn

arnas barnLivet för människorna i boken var ganska representativt för en stor del av Stockholms invånare.De som jobbade i fabriker ägdes mer eller mindre av fabriksägarn ... som blev tagna för lösdriveri blev satta i fängelse och dömda till straffarbete.Stockholm på den tiden var en smutsig och stinkande plats, det fanns inget fungerande avloppss ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alfred Nobel

an alla i hela världen känner till honom! ALFRED NOBEL!Alfred Bernard Nobel föddes I Stockholm den 21 Oktober 1833. Hans släkt hette från början Nobelius och Alfreds far ... . Han lämnade då Alfreds mor Andriette ensam med Alfred och hans två bröder I Stockholm. De fick det mycket svårt. När läget blev mycket kritisk fick Alfred och h ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays

Alfred Nobel and the prizes named after him

Born in Stockholm in 1833 of Swedish parents, Alfred Nobel moved with his family to St. Petersburg, then the ... ed by the Storting, or Norwegian Parliament. As a member of theRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Nobel thought this the appropriate body for the selection of laureates in physics andchem ... tion of winners of the Prize in Physiology or Medicine was delegated to the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, of which he hadheard good reports. As for the Swedish Academy, which he put in charge of ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel föddes i Stockholm 21 oktober år 1833 och dog i San Remo 10 december 1896. Han efterlämnade en f&o ... essutom en av Rysslands mest framgångsrika producenter av krigsmateriel. Alfred föddes i Stockholm och kom i nioårsåldern till S:t Petersburg där han växte upp. Han gj ... pekterades till och med av den brittiska flottan. Han bosatte sig på Heleneborgs gård i Stockholm. Hösten 1863 kom Alfred Nobel till Stockholm.Han fortsatte att experimentera på ...

(11 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Sweden facts and figures.

in northern europe, and is the largest, its official name was the kingdom of sweden.Its capital is stockholm which is the largest city that lies on the east coast. More than half of the countries lan ...

(2 pages) 82 2 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Hemispheric Dominance of the Brain and Its Effect on Visual Acuity and Motor Response -- split brain state, callosal agenesis, controlled experiment.

ng motor commands during precision grip. Nobel Institute for Neuropsychology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alfred Nobel

sed one life for the better. One of these people is Alfred Nobel. Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden on 21 October 1833. When he was eight, the family moved to Russia, where his fathe ... He returned to Sweden in 1863 and began work as a chemist at his father's workshop at Heleneborg in Stockholm. Applying the Italian Sobrero's methods, he succeeded in further developing the explosive ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

IKEA case study

the SKr 16.8 million turnovers were from mail-order business). In 1965 Kamprad opened new outlet in Stockholm on the outskirt of the city with self service concept facilitated by wide distribution of ... uring recession consumer really appreciated our value for money approach.Profile of IKEA Customers (Stockholm, 1975)Consumer attitude to IKEA Positive Negative NeitherDesign 51% 10% 39%Price 73% 4% 23 ...

(7 pages) 650 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Alfred Nobel

ruptcy. Immanuel and two of his sons, Alfred and Emil, left St. Petersburg together and returned to Stockholm. His other two sons, Robert and Ludvig, remained in St. Petersburg. With some difficulties ... ction was exceedingly dangerous. They forbade further experimentation with nitroglycerin within the Stockholm city limits and Alfred Nobel had to move his experimentation to a barge anchored on Lake M ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Nobel Prize Nomination.

derable measure of intellectual and moral authority. "The awards seem almost to issue not from mere Stockholm," Istvan Hargittai writes in his engaging and comprehensive history, "but from some timele ... n Unexpected Life in Science Harvard Univ Pr, June 2003Hargittai, Istvan; Watson, James The Road to Stockholm: Nobel Prizes, Science, and Scientists Oxford Press, May 2002Abrahams, Marc The Ig Nobel P ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

To what extent do you consider the concept and principles of sustainable development to be of use to environmental managers?

ity. In 1972, the United Nations conference on Economic Development and the Environment was held in Stockholm. This conference led to the establishment of the United Nations Environmental Programme (U ...

(8 pages) 169 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Ondskan v Jan guilou

ag har läst boken Ondskan av Jan Guillou. Ondskan handlar om en kille som heter Erik och bor i Stockholm. Vad årtalet är framgår inte i boken men jag skulle gissa på att de ...

(2 pages) 3988 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Den hvite løvinne" by Henning Mankell

neren mister en finger. Russeren sprenger huset de trente i, og følger etter afrikaneren til Stockholm. Der møter russeren to gamle kontakter som hjelper ham med å spore opp afrika ...

(2 pages) 822 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Is the environment an international security issue?

ern was much greater than before and the first United Nations Conference on Environment was held in Stockholm in 1972. Numerous conferences were held since then and the idea of linking environment and ...

(10 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Svenska företag i världen; IKEA (under en undersökningsperiod)

or till grannar. Han kom på att han kunde köpa i stora partier mycket billigt från Stockholm och sälja dem i askar till ett mycket lågt pris, men ändå göra ... importera möbler. År 1963 öppnades ett Ikea-varuhus i Oslo och 1965 invigdes Ikea i Stockholm, som fortfarande är Ikeas största varuhus. Den internationella expansionen inled ...

(15 pages) 2168 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Ingvar Kamprad and IKEA

evidence when he was in elementary school. He was buying matches, pencils and other small items in Stockholm's bazaar and he was reselling them to his friends in school and neighborhood. After a whil ... EA store was opened, and the floor space was about 7,000 square meters. Under the giant building in Stockholm there was white billboard with red letters. After few years the primary colors was changed ...

(7 pages) 43 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Metro Newspaper Case Analysis

g each newspaper into the leading newspaper within their market. They wanted to take their original Stockholm model, and replicate it in other untapped markets. Metro received an initial competitive a ... only newspaper to meet its profitability target of three years for Metro was its original paper in Stockholm. Building up barriers to trade could have seriously dampened competitions ability to adapt ...

(6 pages) 2022 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

From Protecting the Environment to Preserving Ecological Systems

he population and national economic development.1972: The UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm pioneered the idea that issues of environment and development must be approached together, ... ence on Environment and Development-known also as the Earth Summit-took stock of progress since the Stockholm conference, linked environmental protection to poverty eradication, and emphasized priorit ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science