Sökning: "18th century Swedish history"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 76 avhandlingar innehållade orden 18th century Swedish history.
1. Rättvisans och allmogens beskyddare : Den absoluta staten, kommissionerna och tjänstemännen, ca 1680-1730 : the Swedish absolute state, the commissions and the civil servants, 1680-1730
Sammanfattning : In Sweden the state, like other European states, changed radically during the 16th and 17th centuries. The central power increased its influence, which led to a more intensified exercise of power and to higher demands for total control over society. In the thesis the actions of the absolute state to legitimise and strengthen its power is in focus. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Att vara kritisk till våra dagars medier är en självklarhet, medan 1800-talets presspionjärer däremot har fått behålla hjältestatusen. I "Pressen i provinsen" tecknas den moderna pressens genombrott dock som en utdragen och långtifrån entydig process. LÄS MER
3. Navigating the foreign quarters : Everyday life of the Swedish East India Company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830
Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the everyday life of the Swedish East India company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830. Through a focus on everyday practices, analysed on the basis of ethnicity, class and gender, I show how the Swedes and other foreigners led their everyday life in a constant interplay between adaptation to and transgression of Chinese rules. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to analyse how the road allotment system functioned as an institution to mobilise resources and organise the provision of roads. Through this institution every peasant was made responsible for certain parts of a road. The analysis focuses on road repair and maintenance in the Swedish region of Västmanlands län c. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : There were many ways of bordering manliness during the historical period covered by my research. Borders have been metaphorically understood as those invisible, often non-enunciated limits that have safeguarded manliness. LÄS MER