Scandinavia: A Political History of Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 1513 to 1900 (Cambridge Historical Series)
By: R. Nisbet Bain (author)Paperback
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Originally published in 1905, as part of the Cambridge Historical Series, this book presents an account of the development of the Scandinavian nations and their relationship with the rest of Europe. It was written by the influential British historian and linguist Robert Nisbet Bain (1854-1909). The text covers the major events in the histories of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, beginning with the reign of Christian II of Denmark and moving up to the time of publication. A detailed bibliography is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in historiography and perspectives on Scandinavian history.
Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Christian II of Denmark, 1513-32; 3. Gustavus Vasa of Sweden, 1523-60; 4. The hegemony of Denmark, 1536-88; 5. The reformation in Scandinavia, 1520-60; 6. The sons of Gustavus Vasa, 1560-1611; 7. Christian IV of Denmark, 1588-1648; 8. Gustavus Adolphus and Axel Oxenstjerna, 1611-44; 9. Sweden as an imperial power, 1644-60; 10. The Danish revolution and Peter Griffenfeld, 1660-76; 11. Charles XI of Sweden, 1660-97; 12. Charles XII of Sweden and the Great Northern War, 1697-1721; 13. The Hats and Caps, and Gustavus III, 1721-92; 14. Sweden, 1792-1814; 15. Denmark, 1721-1814; 16. Denmark since 1814; 17. Sweden and Norway since 1814; Bibliography; Index; Maps.
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