3 edition of Sweden as a great power, 1611-1697 found in the catalog.
Sweden as a great power, 1611-1697
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|Statement||Edited by Michael Roberts.|
|Series||Documents of modern history|
|LC Classifications||DL603 .R6 1968b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 182,  p.|
|Number of Pages||182|
|LC Control Number||68029381|
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Sweden as a great power, Government, society, foreign policy (Documents of modern history) Hardcover – January 1, Find all the books, read about the author, and : Michael Roberts. Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Michael, Sweden as a great power, New York, St.
Martin's Press, This book examines the meteoric rise of Sweden as the pre-eminent military power in Europe during the Thirty Years War during the 's, and then follows its line of warrior kings into the next century until the Swedes finally meet their demise, in an overreach into the vastness of Russia/5(29).
Sweden as a great power London, Edward Arnold, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Roberts. Sweden as a great power Government, society, foreign policy (Documents of modern history).
Michael Roberts () was an English historian specializing in the early modern period. He was particularly known for his studies of Swedish history, and his introduction of the. During the 17th century, despite having scarcely more than 1 million inhabitants, Sweden emerged to Sweden as a great power greater foreign influence, after winning wars against Denmark–Norway, the Holy Roman Empire, Russia, and the Commonwealth of contributions during the Thirty Years' War under Gustavus Adolphus helped determine the political, as well as the religious, balance of power.
xiv+Sweden as a Great Power, – Edited by Michael Roberts. London: Edward Arnold, 30s. (15s. in paperback). Poltava was one of the most decisive battles in European history because it lead to the demise of Sweden as a great power and the rise of Russia as one of the strongest nations in Europe.
I would love to see the Ukrainian town myself where this battle took place. This book deserves 10 stars. Read by: 1. Gustavus Adolphus (9/19 December – 6/16 NovemberO.S./N.S.), also known in English as Gustav II Adolf or Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from toand is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious Father: Charles IX, King of Sweden.
The book compares the two countries. Ulf Nilson summarizes Sweden with these three words; Security, Uniformity, Equality. He summarizes the Unites States with these three words; Freedom, Work, Opportunity.
I should add that most of the content of this book are well known facts and most of it was not news to me/5(11). The major works are the two volumes on Gustavus Adolphus ( and ), Sweden as a Great Power –, which has an invaluable selection of documents in translation () and The Swedish Imperial Experience – ().
Gustav Adolf the Great (translator) (). Gustavus Adolphus, A History of Sweden (two volumes, –). Sweden as a great power (). The early Vasas: a history of Sweden (). Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden (). Twelve pieces and an introduction from Fridas bok (translator) (). For an assessment of the imperial position insee R.
Asch, The Thirty Years War: The Holy Roman Empire and Europe, –48 (London, ), pp. A summary of the treaty and extracts from its terms are in M. Roberts (ed.), Sweden as a Great Power, – (London, ), : David J. Sturdy.
The history of Sweden in the seventeenth century is perhaps one of the most remarkable political success stories of early modern Europe.
Little more than a century after achieving independence from Denmark, Sweden - an impoverished and sparsely-populated state - had defeated 1611-1697 book of its most fearsome enemies and was ranked amongst the great powers of by: 3.
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Gustavus Adolphus (9/19 December – 6/16 NovemberO.S./N.S.), also known in English as Gustav II Adolf or Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from toand is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious.
Sweden as a Great Power, Government; Society; Foreign Policy by Michael Roberts Sweden as a Great Power, Government; Society; Foreign. The Great Northern War, ending with the peace treaty of Uusikaupunki [Swedish, Nystad] that stipulated the annexation by Russia of the south-eastern territories including the Karelian isthmus, conﬁrmed the eclipse of Sweden as a great power and the emergence of Russia as a strongly western-oriented force.
The Baltic Landesstaat. of some of the relevant material can be found in Michael Roberts (ed.), Sweden as a Great Power, Downloaded from Government, Society, Foreign Policy. (London, ).Cited by: In his book "Ofredsår" ("Years of Warfare"), the Swedish historian and author Peter Englund argues that there was probably no single all-important reason for the king's decision to go to war.
Instead, it was likely a combination of religious, security, as well as economic considerations. Sweden as a great power – London: St. The Swedish invasion of the Holy Roman Empire, or the Swedish Intervention in the Thirty Years' War is a historically accepted division of the Thirty Years' War.
It was a military conflict that took place between andduring the course of the Thirty Years' War. It was a major turning point of the war: the Protestant cause, previously on the verge of defeat, won several major Location: Throughout the Holy Roman Empire.
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Essays in Swedish History by Michael Roberts; Sweden as a Great Power, Government: Society: Foreign Policy by Michael Roberts (pp. ) Review by: Raymond E. Lindgren DOI: / Roberts, Michael Overview. The book is based on numerous secondary sources and published documents, focused on political and diplomatic history, with short but interesting sections on the social, cultural, and economic aspects of the war.
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Gustavus Adolphus was the King of Sweden during the early s and presided over their military strategy during the Thirty Years War.
Many credit him as the ruler who first brought Sweden onto the scene as a great power, and changed the destiny of his small country Author: Gregory Myers. Sweden saw an opportunity of a change of power in the region.
Denmark–Norway had a threatening territory surrounding Sweden, and the Sound Dues were a continuing irritation for the Swedes. In the Swedish Privy Council determined Swedish territorial gain in an eventual war against Denmark–Norway to have good l: Copenhagen, and Oslo (Only in Norway .Gustavus Adolphus ( - ).
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