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The Early Vasas : A History of Sweden 1523-1611 - Michael Roberts

The Early Vasas

A History of Sweden 1523-1611

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Published: 11th August 1986
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This comprehensive history of sixteenth-century Sweden has remained a standard work for English-speaking historians since its publication in 1968. It is now available in paperback for the first time. The book includes a full account of the reign of Gustav Vasa (1523 60), one of the greatest rulers of his age, and of the half-century after his death that paved the way for Sweden's emergence as a great power. Professor Roberts provides an account of the course of the Swedish Reformation: he analyses those trans-Baltic entanglements which were to assume such importance, both for Sweden and for Europe, in the next century; and he pays particular attention to the constitutional controversies which reached their climax, though not their end, with the deposition of King Sigismund and the 'Bloodbath of Linkoping'."

Preface
Glossary
Introduction: Then end of the union of Kalmar
Gustav Vasa
Erik XIV
Johan III
The revolution, 1592-1600
Karl IX
Conclusion
Genealogical tree
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521311823
ISBN-10: 0521311829
Series: Cambridge Paperback Library
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 532
Published: 11th August 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.77