A History of Denmark (Palgrave Essential Histories series) by Professor Knud J. V. Jespersen

By Professor Knud J. V. Jespersen

The heritage of recent Denmark is basically the tale of ways a as soon as broad and various empire slowly fragmented lower than the altering situations of the days.
In this introductory consultant, Knud J. V. Jespersen lines the method of disintegration and aid which helped to shape the trendy Danish kingdom, and the ancient roots of Denmark's foreign place. starting with the Reformation within the 16th century, Jespersen explains how the Denmark of this day used to be formed by way of wars, territorial losses, household upheavals, new tools of creation, and adjustments in suggestion.

Thoroughly revised and up-to-date in gentle of the newest study, this moment variation comprises new discussions of the Danish Enlightenment, Denmark's function in international battle II, the sketch predicament of 2006 and present NATO debates, bringing the varied and turbulent heritage of the rustic correct as much as the current day.

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