A History of Denmark: Second Edition by Knud J. V. JespersenA History of Denmark: Second Edition by Knud J. V. Jespersen

A History of Denmark: Second Edition

byKnud J. V. Jespersen

Paperback | June 21, 2011

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Knud Jespersen traces the historical roots of the modern Danish state and Denmark's international position. This revised, updated and expanded new edition features additional material on issues such as the Danish church, the Enlightenment, cultural history, World War II, current NATO debates and the 2006 "cartoon crisis."

About The Author

KNUD J.V. JESPERSEN was formerly Professor of Modern History at the University of Southern Denmark and Royal Historiographer to H.M. the Queen of Denmark.
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Title:A History of Denmark: Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:June 21, 2011Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230273424

ISBN - 13:9780230273429

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

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?
Select Bibliography
A Short Chronology

Editorial Reviews

Praise for the first edition:
"An eminently approachable and readable introduction to Danish history." -- Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow
For the second 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