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From Oxenstierna to Charles XII: Four Studies
The spectacular career of Gustav Adolf by no means established Sweden as a great power. In the four years after his death such a development became increasingly improbable. At Westphalia in 1648 the improbable became a fact; but the momentum of Swedish imperial expansion did not culminate until 1658, when Charles X imposed peace upon a prostrate Denmark. The core of this v ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 13th 2003 by Cambridge University Press
(first published April 26th 1991)
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