Christian Widholm

Historian and lecturer in Tourism Studies at Södertörn University. Widholm has published several works on Swedish nationalism and the mass media. Some of his recent publications deal with how childhood memories influence heritage entrepreneurs and how nostalgia influences the world of sports.

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Articles by Christian Widholm

  1. Entrepreneurship in the Stockholm Archipelago A historical perspective

    A cursory reading of the literature describing yesterdays’ societies in the Stockholm Archipelago tells us that people in the archipelago heavily relied on fishing and small-scale farming for their living. With the arrival of modern industrialized society during the latter half of the 19th century, things changed, and other opportunities to earn a living appeared. However, there were and are certain circumstances in the Stockholm Archipelago that make it somewhat inert, preventing it from taking a place in the modern labor market.

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