A History of Denmark

by Palle Lauring

Publisher: Nordic Books

Written in English
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ISBN 108714286955
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  Large territories have been lost to neighbors, but Denmark has continued to prosper as a state by charting its own path through Europe's turbulent power struggles. A condensed history of Denmark, this book follows the chronology of. Tremain captures Denmark in the 17th century through the eyes of a lute player at court. Scandinavia Since (Byron J. Nordstrom, ). Nordstrom presents a readable account of the region's history. Scandinavian Folk and Fairy Tales (Claire Booss, ). This collection of Scandinavian folklore includes illustrations by local artists.   Denmark, country occupying the peninsula of Jutland (Jylland), which extends northward from the centre of continental western Europe, and an archipelago of more than islands to the east of the d makes up more than two-thirds of the country’s total land area; at its northern tip is the island of Vendsyssel-Thy (1, square miles [4, square km]), separated from the. Danish authors have left remarkable footprint in the world of literature. The most famous Danish author is probably Hans Christian Andersen (), who wrote plays, novels, poems, travel books, and autobiographies, but it was fairy tales that made him world his most famous works are "The Ugly Duckling", "The Little Mermaid", and "Thumbelina".

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This actually a well written book that is focused on the political history of Denmark, not what I was looking for. The title implied a book on the full history of this country, where they came from who they are and what their customs are/5(19).

The author frames his history around the narrative that Denmark, since the 16th century, has been a country with declining influence due to shrinking boundaries. He also emphasizes the peculiar social characteristics of Danish Society/5(6).

This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the 4th IFIP WG Conference on the History of Nordic Computing, HiNC 4, held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in August The 37 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion. The author frames his history around the narrative that Denmark, since the 16th century, has been a country with declining influence due to shrinking boundaries.

He also emphasizes the peculiar social characteristics of Danish Society. Neither of these are too controversial/5(6). 1. A History of Denmark. by Palle Lauring. Okay, we’re starting heavy, but no gain without pain. This is one of the most comprehensive yet concise history books I have ever read (and mind you I studied history for 5 years).

There are several other books about Danish history on the market, but this one starts from the beginning if you want. Culture and Contrasts in a Northern European Village: Lifestyles among Manorial Peasants in 18th-Century Denmark By Christiansen, Palle Ove Journal of Social History, Vol.

29, No. 2, Winter Read preview Overview. Denmark genre: new releases and popular books, including The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup, The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Me.

The history of Denmark Since the end of the last Ice Age - approximat BC - people have migrated from the Eastern and Southern parts of Europe to the Northern area we now know to be Denmark. The flat terrain, rich soil, close proximity to water and at times harsh climate, has shaped Danish history and culture ever since.

This is a history of Denmark written in English by a renowned Danish historian for an English audience. It is a complete one volume, very readable version of Danish history from land formation to modern day. Includes beautiful black and white photos throughout.5/5(2). From the Reformation to present day, this book guides the reader through years of wars, territorial losses, domestic upheavals, and changes in thought in Denmark's history.

Looking carefully at the development of Danish identity, the author explores whether Danes can be most aptly described as a tribe or a nation/5. Denmark's most outstanding Icelandic collection, the Arnamagnæan Manuscript Collection, is however not a holding of The Royal Library but of the University of Copenhagen.

Book thefts. Between andthe library saw one of the largest book thefts in history. Macmillan International Higher Education, - History - pages 0 Reviews The history of modern Denmark is essentially the story of how a once extensive and diverse empire slowly.

Book Description At different points in its history, Denmark's boundaries have encompassed England, Sweden, West Africa, India, and the West Indies. Despite its changing, and in the end relatively small, boundaries, Denmark has played a much larger part in the politics of Europe than might be expected.

History of Denmark book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book by Lauring, Palle/5. Denmark in history by Birch, John Henry Stopford,Greenwood Press edition, Share this book.

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. October 8, | History. An edition of Denmark in history () Denmark in history by Cited by: 2. The history of Denmark as a unified kingdom began in the 8th century, but historic documents describe the geographic area and the people living there—the Danes—as early as AD.

These early documents include the writings of Jordanes and the Christianization of the Danes c. AD, it is clear that there existed a kingship. Queen Margrethe II can trace her lineage back to Capital: Zealand near Lejre, latery Jellinge (14th century).

Page 67 - The Norwegians call the Elves Huldrafolk, and their music Huldraslaat: it is in the minor key, and of a dull and mournful sound. The mountaineers sometimes play it, and pretend they have learned it by listening to the underground people among the hills and rocks. There is also a tune called the Elf-king's tune, which several of the good fiddlers know right well, but never venture to.

A scholarly review of Danish history from the Vikings (c. ) to the post-WWII era, up to Covers primarily government, military, diplomatic, and economic issues, with some discussion of developments in the arts, architecture, and science/5.

History of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway Volume 1 covers the history of Scandinavia during from 0 to A.D/5(3). History of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway Volume 1. S.A. Dunham. $; $; Publisher Description. The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten. We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print.

GENRE. History. RELEASED. March 22 LANGUAGE. English. LENGTH. Denmark’s external history reached its culmination in the Empire of Canute the Great. Since that time the frontiers of the kingdom have shrunk considerably and Denmark today is smaller than at the beginning of history.

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Dunham - Free Ebook Menu. History of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway Volume 1. by S.A. Dunham. NOOK Book (eBook) In Stock Overview. The Pergamum Collection publishes books history has long forgotten.

We transcribe books by hand that are now hard to find and out of print. Product Details; Product Details. ISBN Publisher: Charles River Editors. A History of Denmark: Lauring, Palle: Books - Skip to main Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders.

Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your. You can also buy a copy of the book at the shop at Denmark’s National Museum, at the Politiken Bookstore on Radhuspladsen, or at Made in Denmark on Brolæggergade 8. It can also be special-ordered from any bookstore in Denmark, although you may have to wait a couple of weeks.

Neutral in WWI, Denmark reaffirmed its neutrality at the outbreak of WWII; but, on 9 Aprilwith German warplanes flying over Copenhagen, Denmark surrendered to Germany.

When Norway broke its political ties with Denmark in the early 19th century, the former Norwegian colonies of Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands stayed under Danish. Get this from a library.

A history of Denmark. [Knud J V Jespersen; Christopher Wade; Ivan Hill] -- "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.

A Danish ambulance driver huddled over a Copenhagen phone book, circling Jewish names. As soon as he’d heard the news—that all of Denmark’s. Books in Denmark library found to be poisonous. Researchers at the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that three of the volumes in the university’s library rare books collection are poisonous.

All three of them are history books. (Is it weird that that makes me inordinately proud?). ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translated from the Danish.

Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Danish literature, a subset of Scandinavian literature, stretches back to the Middle earliest preserved texts from Denmark are runic inscriptions on memorial stones and other objects, some of which contain short poems in alliterative the late 12th century Saxo Grammaticus wrote Gesta the 16th century, the Lutheran Reformation came to Denmark.Denmark - Denmark - The arts and sciences: Although Denmark is a small country, Danes have contributed much to the growth of world civilization, particularly in the humanities.

In the late 12th–early 13th centuries Saxo Grammaticus wrote the first major book of Danish history, Gesta Danorum (“Story of the Danes”), Denmark’s first contribution to world literature.Genre/Form: History Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lauring, Palle. History of Denmark in pictures.

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