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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Updated with important new research, archaeological findings and debates, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful examination of the Vikings, and their role in history, is a key text in the study of this fascinating era. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Eighteenth-century Sweden was deeply involved in the process of globalisation: ships leaving Swedens central ports exported bar iron that would drive the Industrial Revolution, whilst arriving ships would bring not only exotic goods and commodities to Swedish consumers, but also new ideas and cultural practices with them. At the same time, Sweden... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Contesting Kurdish Identities in Sweden sheds light on the day-to-day strategies of accommodation and resistance that Kurdish youth use in the face exclusive narratives and structures of belonging and citizenship regimes in the Middle-East and Sweden. more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2013; US$ 9.49
This case study is part of the Contemporary Cases Online series. The series provides critical case studies that are original, flexible, challenging, controversial and research-informed, driven by the needs of teaching and learning. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
'From the Fury of the Northmen deliver us, O Lord.'Between the eighth and eleventh centuries, the Vikings surged from their Scandinavian homeland to trade, raid and invade along the coasts of Europe. Their influence and expeditions extended from Newfoundland to Baghdad, their battles were as far-flung as Africa and the Arctic. But were they great... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
Martyn Whittock argues that without the Viking Wars there would have been no united England in the tenth century, no rise of the Godwin family and their conflict with Edward the Confessor, no Norman connection, no Norman Conquest and no Domesday Book. All of these features of English history were the products, or by-products, of these wars and the... more...