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A History of Denmark
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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.

Acknowledgements Map 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

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Praise for the first edition: 'An eminently approachable and readable introduction to Danish history.' - Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow, Scotland Praise for the new edition: 'This new, updated, edition of A History of Denmark continues to be a very useful text for students of Danish history.' - Karl-Erik Frandsen, Lecturer in History, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

About the Author

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

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Praise for the first edition: 'An eminently approachable and readable introduction to Danish history.' - Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow, Scotland Praise for the new edition: 'This new, updated, edition of A History of Denmark continues to be a very useful text for students of Danish history.' - Karl-Erik Frandsen, Lecturer in History, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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