Sökning: "Swedish absolutism"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 7 avhandlingar innehållade orden Swedish absolutism.
Sammanfattning : The thesis portrays the role of Hedwig Eleonora (1636-1715) dowager queen of Sweden, born princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, as a patron and collector. Her role is analysed as to have played a great part in the Swedish cultural political visual production before and during the age of absolutism in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The subject of this thesis is portraiture and its context in Sweden during the Caroline era (1654-1718). Mainly, it focuses on portraits of the political élite, including the Royal family, and on the biographies of the artists that depicted those sitters. The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter and three longer case studies. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the art of preaching of Haquin Spegel (1645-1714) from a political and rhetorical perspective. Spegel was one of the leading churchmen during the period of Carolingian autocratic rule. He was close to Karl XI and had good contacts with the Court and the political elite. LÄS MER
4. Statsmakt och bondemotstånd : Allmoge och överhet under stora nordiska kriget : the Swedish peasants and the absolute state during the Great Northern War
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
5. Kungsord i elfte timmen : Språk och självbild i det gustavianska enväldets legitimitetskamp 1772–1809
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with the language and image of late Swedish absolutism. The sources used are royal medals and royal speeches and ceremonies at the Diets. The images are analysed as linguistic constructions, made up by a framework of concepts articulated in words, symbols and ceremonies around the kings. LÄS MER