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A History of Denmark: Second Edition (Palgrave Essential Histories)

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Knud Jespersen traces the historical roots of the modern Danish state and Denmark's international position. This revised, updated and expanded new edition features additional material on issues such as the Danish church, the Enlightenment, cultural history, World War II, current NATO debates and the 2006 "cartoon crisis."

 

About the Author

KNUD J.V. JESPERSEN was formerly Professor of Modern History at the University of Southern Denmark and Royal Historiographer to H.M. the Queen of Denmark.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Maps of Denmark

Introduction: What is Denmark and Who are the Danes?

Foreign and Security Policy: From Gatekeeper of the Baltic to a Midget State

Domestic Policy, 1500-1848: The Era of Aristocracy and Absolutism

Domestic Policy, 1848-2000: Democracy and the Welfare State

The Church and Culture from Luther to Postmodernism

Economic Conditions: The Old Denmark, 1500-1800

Economic Conditions: The New Denmark, 1800-2010

The Danes: A Tribe or a Nation?

Notes

Select Bibliography

A Short Chronology

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230273412
Author:
Jespersen, Knud J. V.
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Scandinavia
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
World History-Scandinavia
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 maps
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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