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  • Northern Europe in the Early Modern Periodby David Kirby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    This is the first in a sequence of books which explores the history of The Baltic World and Northern Europe. In this period, Sweden was a major European power, occupying a central position in international politics. Her rise and decline, and the passing of regional hegemony to the new powers of Russia and Prussia, are central features in the book.... more...

  • The Northern Warsby Robert I. Frost

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This book provides an accessible study of the neglected but highly important series of wars fought for control of the Baltic and Northeastern Europe during the period 1558-1721. It is the first comprehensive history which considers the revolution in military strategy which took place in the battlefields of Eastern Europe. Robert Frost examines the... more...

  • The Age of the Vikingsby Anders Winroth

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by medieval and modern myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and developed a vast trading network. They traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships, not only to raid, but also to explore.... more...

  • Gustavas Adolphusby Michael Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Gustavus Adolphus (1594--1632) dominated his age: he made Sweden the leading power of Northern Europe, was the principal upholder of the Protestant cause in the Thirty Years War, and was a great administrator as well as a brilliant soldier. His toleration and reforms helped define the development of the modern state. This concise study of his career,... more...

  • The Viking Worldby Stefan Brink; Neil Price

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field. Bringing together today?s leading scholars, both established seniors and younger, cutting-edge academics, Stefan Brink and Neil Price have constructed the first... more...

  • Swedenby Svensson Charlotte Rosen

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75

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  • Viking Worldsby Marianne Hem Eriksen; Unn Pedersen; Bernt Rundberget

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 35.00

    Fourteen papers explore a variety of inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding the Viking past, both in Scandinavia and in the Viking diaspora. Contributions employ both traditional inter- or multi-disciplinarian perspectives such as using historical sources, Icelandic sagas and Eddic poetry and also specialised methodologies and/or empirical... more...

  • Contact, Continuity, and Collapseby J. H. Barrett

    Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 84.00

    This collection of ten papers investigates the Norse colonization of the North Atlantic region, starting with Viking expansion in Arctic Norway and ending with a discussion of the longterm implications of medieval Scandinavian exploration of the New World. more...

  • Kingship and State Formation in Sweden 1130-1290by Philip Line

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    Presents a treatment of the medieval Swedish kingdom in its formative period, the 12th and 13th centuries. This book gives an overview of Scandinavian research on the subject and an analysis of the aspects of kingship and government. It contains over 40 maps and genealogical tables and places developments in Sweden within their European context. more...

  • Guests in the Houseby Mats Roslund

    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 in the years 900 to 1300 AD. The reproduction of cultural identity is discussed in relation to changes in politics. more...