Northern Europe in the Early Modern Period: The Baltic World, 1492-1772

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Longman, Jan 1, 1990 - History - 443 pages
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This is a volume in a sequence of books which explores the history of the Baltic World and Northern Europe. In this period, Sweden was a major European power, occupying a central position in international politics. Her rise and decline are a central feature of the book. The author also describes the evolving social and political systems of the principal Baltic states of the time.

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Review: Northern Europe in the Early Modern Period: The Baltic World, 1492-1772

User Review  - Kevin Axe - Goodreads

This book, and its follow-up, listed below, are identical: meticulously researched, but meant as a survey for people already knowledgeable about the subject (and a bit too obsessed with Sweden, to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Erudite, very well informed, and often well phrased, but one of those histories which assumes you know the basic pattern and actors already. I doubt if I am alone in being fairly ignorant of its place ... Read full review

Contents

The Baltic in the European Economy
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Rulers and Ruled
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The Decline of the Order
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