This book explores the impact of the Napoleonic wars on Danish-Norwegian society and accounts for war experiences and the transformation of identities among the popular classes and educated elites alike.
Rasmus Glenthoj is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern Denmark. He has previously worked at the Royal Library in Copenhagen and the Danish Folklore Archives. Glenthoj received the Ministry of Sciences' Elite scholarship grant in 2009 and has written extensively on Scandinavia in the 19th Century. Morten Nordhagen Ottosen is Researcher at the University of Oslo, Norway. His works include Popular Responses to Unpopular Wars: Resistance, Collaboration and Experiences in Norwegian Borderlands, 1807-1814 (2012), Samfunn i krig. Norden 1808-09 (ed. with R. Glenthoj, 2012), and Napoleon's Europa, 1799-1815 (forthcoming).
Acknowledgements List of Maps Maps 1. Denmark-Norway and the Ideology of Patriotism 2. The Bombardment of Copenhagen in 1807 3. Scandinavian War, 1808-1809 4. Naval and Economic Warfare 5. Internal Changes and External Threats, 1810-1812 6. End Games, 1812-1813 7. Postlude - Freedom and Suppression, 1814-1815 8. Denmark and Norway after Denmark-Norway