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Gustavus Adolphus and the rise of Sweden.

by Roberts, Michael

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Published by English Universities Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Gustaf II Adolf, King of Sweden, 1594-1632,
    • Sweden -- History -- Gustavus II Adolphus, 1611-1632

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL706 .R76
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207, [8] p.
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5471355M
      ISBN 100340124148
      LC Control Number73174479

      In March King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden invaded Bavaria, with an army of Swedish soldiers and German mercenaries. His next major confrontation was against Count Tilly at the Battle of Rain on the River Lech in April. It was a decisive victory for the Swedes and Count Tilly was mortally wounded. Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden by Michael Roberts starting at $ Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      The Men and Their Times book series by multiple authors includes books Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden (Men & Their Times), Peter the Great and the Emergence of Russia, Louis XIV and the Greatness of France, and several more. See the complete Men and Their Times series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The Royal Family has visited Gustavus Adolphus College many times in the past: June - Countess Estelle Bernadotte and son Count Bertil visited for the dedication of the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library. May - Prince Bertil visited as a part of Minnesota's Centennial.

      Gustavus Adolphus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start your review of Gustavus Adolphus: A History of Sweden, Volume I, Write a review. Matthew Gentile rated it really liked it William marked it as to-read4/5(1). The following account of the life of King Gustavus Adolphus, the national hero of Sweden, demands little preface. It makes no pretensions to be based upon original research, and I cannot claim to have read even all the modern authorities on the subject.


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Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden (–32) who laid the foundations of the modern Swedish state and whose intervention and victories in the Thirty Years’ War (–48) made it a major European power.

He died at the Battle of Lutzen on November 6, Longman, - Biography & Autobiography- pages 0Reviews Gustavus Adolphus () dominated his age: he made Sweden the leading power of.

Reviewed in the United States on Octo This is a weird book considering that it is about Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden and one of the great military generals in history.

But the book never tells us why he was so great since it never goes into Reviews: 3. Rise To The Throne Gustavus () was born in Stockholm to Duke Charles of Vasa and his second wife, Kristina.

Five years later, the Lutheran duke seized the throne from his Catholic nephew. Gustavus Adolphus (9/19 December – 6/16 NovemberO.S./N.S.), also known in English as Gustav II Adolf or Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from toand is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. King of Sweden from toGustavus II Adolphus embodies the importance of individual character, personality, ability and will in shaping history. For further reading Dennis Showalter recommends Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden and the two-volume Gustavus Adolphus: A History of Sweden, –, both by Michael Roberts.

Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden – Hardcover (). Gustavus Adolphus: A History of the Art of War from Its Revival After the Middle Ages to the End of the Spanish Succession War, With a Detailed Account of the Campaigns of the Great Swede - Kindle edition by Dodge, Theodore Ayrault.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Gustavus Reviews:Gustavus Adolphus and the rise of Sweden / Michael Roberts English Universities Press London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for.

Gustavus Adolphus: A Hero of the Reformation (C. LaCroix) $ $ The true story and the only biography in print of one of the forgotten heroes of history, particularly of the Great Reformation.

This principled and righteous king, and famed general, is a model Christian for young men in many respects. Into meet the need for a concise account of the subject designed for students and general readers, Professor Roberts published Gustavus Adolphus and the Rise of Sweden.

It has itself been unavailable for some years, and the need for a short authoritative book in. A prolific and distinguished scholar who won the faculty scholarship award at Gustavus, his book publications include The Swedes in Minnesota, the Dictionary of Scandinavia Studies, which he compiled at edited.

The History of Sweden and Scandinavia Sinceforthcoming in. Gustavus Adolphus and the struggle of Protestantism for existence by C. L Fletcher (Book) Gustave Adolf, the great by Nils Ahnlund (Book) Gustav Adolf by August Strindberg (Book) Gustavus Adolphus and the rise of Sweden by Michael Roberts (Book).

It is fair to say that the Swedish army that entered the Thirty Years War and the organisation that enabled it formed the foundation for the subsequent Swedish rise to regional great power status.

While the army of Gustavus Adolphus has been described elsewhere, the book includes current research that has not yet appeared in the English language. Charles IX, also Carl (Swedish: Karl IX; 4 October – 30 October ), was King of Sweden from until his death.

He was the youngest son of King Gustav I and his second wife, Margaret Leijonhufvud, brother of Eric XIV and John III, and uncle of Sigismund who was king of both Sweden and his father's will he got, by way of appanage, the Duchy of Södermanland, which included.The Swedish Empire (Swedish: Stormaktstiden, "the Era of Great Power") was a European great power that exercised territorial control over much of the Baltic region during the 17th and early 18th centuries.

The beginning of the Empire is usually taken as the reign of Gustavus Adolphus, who ascended the throne inand its end as the loss of territories in following the Great Northern War.Gustav II Adolf (9/19 December – 6/16 NovemberO.S./N.S.), widely known in English by his Latinised name Gustavus Adolphus or as Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from to who is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).

He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well.