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The First Schleswig Holstein War 1848 50

Author : Nick Svendsen
ISBN : 9781910294192
Genre : History
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1848 was a turbulent but momentous time in Europe. Within this context, the Duchies of Schleswig and Holstein were caught between the rising nationalism and desire for unification of the Prussian/German nation states and the traditional alliances with the Danish Kingdom. The Schleswig Holsteiners decided that allegiance with the German Federation, including possessing their own constitution, was the best way forward. They rebelled against the Danish and looked to the Prussians with their greater military prowess for help. In Denmark, as in other European countries, the call for a democratic constitution caused social disturbance, triggered initially by the February riots in Paris. The Danish monarchy, in crisis, both constitutionally and in terms of monarchical succession continued to lay claim on their southernmost duchies and sent their armed forces to destroy the Schleswig-Holstein insurgents. The author describes the battles and battlefields upon which this crisis was played out: from the first major action at Bov (9 April, 1848) to the last major battles of the war, at Isted (25 July 1850) and Missunde (12 September 1850), from the geomorphic landscape influencing battlefield strategy down to the description of a farmhouse where Prussian officers jumped out of windows to save themselves from the Danish.
Category: History

Generals Of The Danish Army In The First And Second Schleswig Holstein Wars 1848 50 And 1864

Author : Nick Svendsen
ISBN : 190891646X
Genre : History
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The first half of the 19th Century was a momentous time for Denmark. The call for a democratic constitution caused social disturbance and the monarchy continued to lay claim to their duchies. The author examines three Danish generals, Olaf Rye, Friederich Adolph Schleppergrell, and Claude du Plat who began their careers as officers in Norway and Russia and were all killed in either 1848-50 or 1864. .
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Beyond The Border

Author : Tobias Haimin Wung-Sung
ISBN : 9781789201758
Genre : History
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In the nineteenth century, the hotly disputed border region between Denmark and Germany was the focus of an intricate conflict that complicates questions of ethnic and national identity even today. Beyond the Border reconstructs the experiences of both Danish and German minority youths living in the area from the 1950s to the 1970s, a period in which relations remained tense amid the broader developments of Cold War geopolitics. Drawing on a remarkable variety of archival and oral sources, the author provides a rich and fine-grained analysis that encompasses political issues from the NATO alliance and European integration to everyday life and popular culture.
Category: History

Medieval Wars In The Duchy Of Schleswig 1410 To 1432

Author : Nick B. Svendsen
ISBN : 9788743006879
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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King Erik VII of Pomerania (1382 -1459) ruled over a vast area, the Nordic Union, which included the kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway, Iceland and Greenland. The union was later named the Kalmar Union. Erik of Pomerania conducted two wars for the quest of the duchy Schleswig against the Holstein Counts. He was not successful and in the end the nobilities in his countries expelled him. The book is for the readers interested in medieval history and the conflicts of that time. Literature about the contemporary European rivalries is extensive especially the -100 Years War- but when it comes to the conflicts of the Scandinavian countries, books in English are more limited. In many aspects the Scandinavian conflicts are similar to the rivalry between England and France. This book will remedy some of this shortage.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Term Paper Resource Guide To Nineteenth Century World History

Author : William T. Walker
ISBN : 9780313354052
Genre : History
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With this guide, major help for nineteenth-century World History term papers has arrived to enrich and stimulate students in challenging and enjoyable ways. • Each event entry begins with a brief summary to pique interest • Each entry offers original and thought-provoking term paper ideas in both standard and alternative formats that often incorporate the latest in electronic media, such as the iPod and iMovie • The best in primary and secondary sources for further research are annotated • Vetted, stable website suggestions and multimedia resources, usually videos, are noted for further viewing • Alternative term paper suggestions encourage role-playing to personalize the learning experience
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The Invasion Of Denmark In 1864

Author : Antonio Carlo Napoleone Gallenga
ISBN : BNC:1001934637
Genre : Schleswig-Holstein War, 1864
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Den engelske journalist og korrespondent til "The Times", Antonio Gallenga, som var ved den danske hærs hovedkvarter, beskriver i en række artikler Krigen 1864 - set med en krigskorrespondents øjne. Denne bog findes i en oversat og forkortet dansk udgave, under titlen "Krigen i Slesvig 1864"
Category: Schleswig-Holstein War, 1864

Security And Sovereignty In The North Atlantic

Author : L. Heininen
ISBN : 9781137470720
Genre : Political Science
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The North Atlantic continues to be an area of international strategic significance regionally and globally. This study explores the strong processes of sovereignty, as well as new independent states and micro-proto-states that are forming in the region.
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How To Stop A War

Author : James F. Dunnigan
ISBN : UOM:39015012293877
Genre : Military history, Modern
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Two leading experts in high-level war games reveal remarkably consistent patterns that lead to war, dissect the six stages of every war, and explain how to avert major conflicts
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Author : British Society for International Understanding
ISBN : UOM:39015008194048
Genre : Denmark
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