Sökning: "Great Northern War"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 avhandlingar innehållade orden Great Northern War.

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Författare :Chris Coulter; Eva Evers Rosander; Lars Hagborg; Rosalind Shaw; [2006]
    Nyckelord :Cultural anthropology; Sierra Leone; anthropology; war; rebel movements; female fighters; bush wives; women; rape; gender; experience; narratives; livelihood; demobilization; morality; reconciliation; Kuranko; Kulturantropologi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Statsmakt och bondemotstånd : Allmoge och överhet under stora nordiska kriget : the Swedish peasants and the absolute state during the Great Northern War

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Martin Linde; [2000]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Absolute state; Charles XII; civil servants; clergy; early modern Sweden; Great Northern War; legitimacy; peasant elite; peasant resistance; parsons; property distribution; taxation; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : The subject of this study is the reactions of the peasantry to the demands of the Swedish absolute state in the 1710s. The loss of the army at Poltava in 1709 marked the beginning of the terminal phase of the Swedish imperial power. The defeat did not shake king Charles XII in his resolution to pursue the war. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Elena Dahlberg; Hans Helander; Outi Merisalo; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Stora nordiska kriget förklarat : Karl XII och det ideologiska tilltalet

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Peter Ericsson; Nils-Erik Villstrand; [2002]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; the Great Northern War; Charles XII; absolute state; early modern state; corporate body; ideology; communication; ideological address; Sweden; body politic; feudal priviledges; peasantry; religon; ordinances; taxation; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : Neither earlier nor later in Swedish history have such great resources been claimed for the requirements of war as during the great northern war (1700–1721). This dissertation sets out to answer two questions: Which were the ideological addresses used to explain the war politics? How were these addresses related to each other? The source-material used consists of royal ordinances, religious texts and correspondance between the king and various officials. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Lund University Press

    Författare :Magnus P S Persson; [1998]
    Nyckelord :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 ;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER