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A history of Sweden.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Sweden -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from the Swedish by Carolyn Hannay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL648 .A612
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 461 p.
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6178360M
      LC Control Number55010489

      Kristina abdicated inconverting to Catholicism and settling in Rome, and was succeeded by her cousin, Karl Gustav. The Swedish rise to power began under the rule of Charles IX. When Carlsson starts taking care of everything, Flod is happy, but her son finds Carlsson very snobbish. They have known peace.

      Foreign policy Since a short war against Norway in in conjunction with the creation of the union, Sweden has not been involved in any war. Denmark suffered many defeats during this period. In order to force the recalcitrant Ottoman government to follow his policies, he established, from his camp, a powerful political network in Constantinople, which was joined even by the mother of the sultan. Swedish History They have known war. Finland remained as a part of Russian Empire until at which point it became independent.

      However, the Black Death, which reached Sweden inled to a long period of economic and population decline. Did you know? Denmark and Norway were also unlike in their cooperation with Germany's genocidal policy. It also brought with it a simplified and fairer tax system for farmers.


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