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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00
Can a distinct national foreign policy still be identified for small EU member states, and what accounts for the balance between national and EU foreign policy? Henrik Larsen develops an analytical framework for analyzing these questions and offers solutions through an empirical examination of the foreign policy of a small EU member state in the context... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 175.00
Drawing on more than a century of historical research and a multitude of primary research this pioneering work offers a wealth ofinformation about the development of Danish natural and human resources, rural life, urban industries, tax and commodity trade from 1000 to 1550. more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
In this book Ove Korsgaard, the well-known scholar of democracy, examines how the concept people has changed throughout Danish history. Interpretations and uses of this notion have had dramatic influence on the building of the Danish society. The struggle of the people is the struggle for power in society. Until The Age of Enlightenment the concept... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 70.00
In an era cross-cut with various agendas and expressions of national belonging and global awareness, "the nation" as a collective reference point and experienced entity stands at the center of complex identity struggles. This book explores how such struggles unfold in practice at a highly symbolic battlefield site in the Danish/German borderland.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
Where medieval Denmark and Scandinavia as a whole has often been seen as a cultural backwater that passively and belatedly received cultural and political impulses from Western Europe, Professor Michael H. Gelting and scholars inspired by him have shown that the intellectual, religious and political elite of Denmark actively participated in the renaissance... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
One of the largest states in Europe and the greatest of the Protestant powers, Denmark in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was at the height of its influence. Embracing Norway, Iceland, portions of southern Sweden and northern Germany, the Danish monarchy dominated the vital Baltic trade. However, its geopolitical importance far exceeded its... more...
- Pen and Sword 2002; US$ 8.99
Written by the leading Danish authority on the period, this splendid work brings to life Nelson's historic victory immortalised by his so famously turning a blind eye to his superior's order to halt operations. As well as describing the brilliance of the British tactics, the work fascinatingly reveals the desperate action and great bravery... more...
- Helion & Company 2006; US$ 25.00
This book chronicles the final conflict over the now almost forgotten Schleswig-Holstein Question, once a pivotal issue for the great powers of Europe. The campaign of Schleswig and Jutland was also the first of Otto von Bismarcks Wars of German Unification, which together created a united German Empire under Prussian leadership.... more...
- Helion & Company 2011; US$ 19.99
The war of 1864 between Austria and Prussia on the one side and Denmark on the other was short but important for European history. The two Germanic great powers combined to force a much weaker but intransigent Denmark to cede its two provinces of Schleswig and Holstein, which freed German territory from foreign rule, but the war also marked the end... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 159.95
The first full English translation, annotated by excerpts from other writings, and illustrated, of Memories of My Life. This memoir illuminates Danish provincial life, childhood and education, and also relevant to the study of nineteenth-century womens history and literature. more...