Search for dissertations about: "the Great Northern War"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words the Great Northern War.

  1. 1. The Voice of a Waning Empire : Selected Latin Poetry of Magnus Rönnow from the Great Northern War. Edited, with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

    Author : Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Magnus Rönnow; the Great Northern War; Charles XII; Peter I of Russia; Frederick IV of Denmark; propaganda literature; Neo-Latin; occasional poetry; Baroque style; allegory; emblematics; medals; Augustan poetry; Horace; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : The thesis contains selected Latin poetry by the Swedish poet Magnus Rönnow (1665‒1735), composed during the Great Northern War. The Carolean age (1654–1718) was the hey-day of Latin literature, eloquence and poetry in Sweden. Rönnow was one of the last Latin poets in this tradition, and indeed one of the most outstanding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Great Britain, the United States, and the Security of the Middle East: The Formation of the Baghdad Pact

    Author : Magnus P S Persson; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Iraq; Turkey; patron-client relationship; alliance formation; Anglo-American relations; special relationship; Northern Tier; Baghdad Pact; Great Britain; United States; Iran; Pakistan; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : Anglo-American post-Second World War relations in the Middle East included cases of close cooperation and conflict. An example of the former was the Pentagon Talks in 1947 when an American statement pointed out the general objective of maintaining the security of the Middle East by retaining the British political, economic, and strategic position in areas supported by the United States. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the Shadows of Poland and Russia : The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden in the European Crisis of the mid-17th century

    Author : Andrej Kotljarchuk; David Gaunt; Robert I Frost; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish-Lithuanian Relations; Grand Duchy of Lithuania; Second Northern War; Swedish-Ukrainian Diplomacy; Swedish-Russian Diplomacy; Protestantism in Lithuania and Belarus; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This book examines and analyses the Union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden signed in 1655 at Kėdainiai and the political crisis that followed. The union was a result of strong separatist dreams among the Lithuanian-Ruthenian Protestant elite led by the Radziwiłł family, and if implemented it would radically change the balance of power in the Baltic Sea region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being a Bush Wife : Women's Lives Through War and Peace in Northern Sierra Leone

    Author : Chris Coulter; Eva Evers Rosander; Lars Hagborg; Rosalind Shaw; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Sierra Leone; anthropology; war; rebel movements; female fighters; bush wives; women; rape; gender; experience; narratives; livelihood; demobilization; morality; reconciliation; Kuranko; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is about young Sierra Leonean women’s wartime and post-war experiences and the social processes involved in shaping both these experiences and the way they were articulated through war and peace. During the course of the Sierra Leone war (1991–2002), many thousands of girls and women were abducted from their homes by rebels or other fighters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Railroading and Labor Migration : Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; History; Historia; Historia; History;

    Abstract : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. READ MORE