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Sweden in the seventeenth century

Paul Douglas Lockhart (Author)
Paul Lockhart here presents a survey of the point in history when Sweden rose to pre-eminence in Europe. Drawing on the latest literature in Swedish and other languages, he examines the institutions of the Swedish 'empire' at the height of its influence,and considers questions regarding its rise and fall
Print Book, English, 2004
Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills [England], 2004
xix, 178 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
9780333731567, 9780333731574, 0333731565, 0333731573
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The reign of Gustav II Adolf
Sweden on the world stage: the foreign policy of Gustav II Adolf
The interregnum and Queen Christina, 1632-54
The Swedish 'power state': society, culture and the burden of war
Proto-absolutism or 'military monarchy'? The brief reign of Karl X Gustav, 1654-60
The Swedish empire in Louis XIVs Europe, 1660-79
The Swedish absolutist state, 1679-96