A History of Denmark (Palgrave Essential Histories Series 2nd Revised edition)

A History of Denmark (Palgrave Essential Histories Series 2nd Revised edition)

By: Knud J.V. Jespersen (author)Hardback

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Knud Jespersen traces the historical roots of the modern Danish state and Denmark's international position. This revised, updated and expanded new edition features additional material on issues such as the Danish church, the Enlightenment, cultural history, World War II, current NATO debates and the 2006 'cartoon crisis'.

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About Author

KNUD J.V. JESPERSEN was formerly Professor of Modern History at the University of Southern Denmark and Royal Historiographer to H.M. the Queen of Denmark.


Acknowledgements Maps of Denmark Introduction: What is Denmark and Who are the Danes? Foreign and Security Policy: From Gatekeeper of the Baltic to a Midget State Domestic Policy, 1500-1848: The Era of Aristocracy and Absolutism Domestic Policy, 1848-2000: Democracy and the Welfare State The Church and Culture from Luther to Postmodernism Economic Conditions: The Old Denmark, 1500-1800 Economic Conditions: The New Denmark, 1800-2010 The Danes: A Tribe or a Nation? Notes Select Bibliography A Short Chronology Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/06/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230273412
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780230273412
  • weight: 455
  • ISBN10: 0230273416
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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