Sweden during the Second World War: Press register 1938-1945

SND-ID: SND 0158

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Klas Åmark - Stockholm University, Department of History


This reference database (SUAV) gives the content, in numeric code, of about 160 000 articles from 27 Swedish newspapers between the years 1938 and 1945. The articles deal with public debate and public opinion in 30 different subjects. The register also contains a code for author or speaker for each article, approximately 12 000 names.



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Stockholm University

Responsible department/unit

Department of History

Protection and ethical review

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Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Newspaper articles concerning public opinion in Sweden written in 27 daily newspapers between 1938 and 1945.

Time period(s) investigated

1938-01-01 – 1945-12-31

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Media, Political behaviour and attitudes, International politics and organisations, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


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Åmark, K. (1973) Makt eller moral. Svensk offentlig debatt om internationell politik och svensk utrikes- och försvarspolitik 1938-1939. Stockholm: Allmänna Förlaget. (With a summary in English). ISBN: 91-38-01489-0.
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ISBN: 9789138014899

Ekman, S. (1979) Sverige under andra världskriget - erfarenheter från arbetet i ett projekt. Historisk tidskrift 1979.

Ekman, S. (1970) Sverige under andra världskriget. Presentation av ett forskningsprojekt. Historisk tidskrift 1970.

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Sweden during the second world war: Press register 1938-1945

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Klas Åmark. Stockholm University (2013). Sweden during the second world war: Press register 1938-1945. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001627

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Klas Åmark - Stockholm University, Department of History

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Compilation/Synthesis
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1967-01-01–1972-12-31
  • Source of the data: Communications: Public



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Published: 1988-01-01
Last updated: 2018-11-20