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Denmark, 1513-1660 : the rise and decline of a Renaissance monarchy

Author: Paul Douglas Lockhart
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the largest states in Europe, Denmark in the 16th and 17th-centuries was at the height of its influence. This work examines the unlikely career of Denmark as the major power of northern  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Ebook
Named Person: Christian
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Douglas Lockhart
ISBN: 9780199271214 0199271216
OCLC Number: 138342370
Description: ix, 279 pages, 6 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The end of the Medieval monarchy, 1513-1536 --
The rebirth of the Oldenburg monarchy, 1536-1596 --
Reformation and culture --
Commerce, rural economy, and the structure of society --
The mistress of the sound : Denmark and Europe, 1513-1596 --
The activist monarchy of Christian IV --
Baltic and German hegemonies : Denmark and Europe, 1596-1629 --
Church and court : culture in the age of Christian IV --
The death of government by consensus, 1630-1648 --
State and society, centre and periphery --
War and absolutism, 1648-1660.
Responsibility: Paul Douglas Lockhart.
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Lockhart's book is based on a superb knowledge of Danish research. His work is empirical and analytical at a very high level.... Lockhart has written by far the best introduction in any language to Read more...

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