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- BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00
This book is the first treatment in English of the medieval Swedish kingdom in its formative period, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. It provides an overview of Scandinavian research on the subject and an analysis of all aspects of kingship and government. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
This book examines female lordship and the power of the political voice in medieval Northern Europe, focusing on three prominent, foreign-born queens of medieval Scandinavia - Agnes of Denmark (d. 1304), Eufemia of Norway (d. 1312) and Margareta of Denmark/Sweden (d. 1412) - who acted as cultural mediators and initiators of political change. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 149.99 US$ 134.99
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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 15.99
One of the greatest medieval warriors Harald Sigurdsson, nicknamed Hardrada (Harold the Ruthless or hard ruler) fell in battle in an attempt to snatch the crown of England. The spectacular and heroic career which ended at Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire on 25 September 1066 had taken Harald from Norway to Russia and Constantinople and saw him gain a kingdom... 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00
Based on the study of style transmission in medieval ceramics, the author interprets the shared cultural and political history of Slavs and Scandinavians 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics. 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...