Paul Douglas Lockhart

Paul Douglas Lockhart
Wright State University | WSU · Department of History

Doctor of Philosophy

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One of the largest states in Europe and the greatest of the Protestant powers, Denmark, in the 16th and 17th centuries was at the height of its influence. Embracing Norway, Iceland, portions of southern Sweden, and northern Germany, the Danish monarchy dominated the vital Baltic trade. However, its geopolitical importance far exceeded its modest re...
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The seventeenth century is frequently described as an age of ‘crisis’. Though historians have hardly come to any consensus as to what that entails, few scholars would deny that — for much of Europe — the century was characterized by economic contraction rather than growth. The salient features of the late sixteenth-century European economy — rapid...
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The history of Sweden in the seventeenth century is perhaps one of the most remarkable political success stories of early modern Europe. Little more than a century after achieving independence from Denmark, Sweden - an impoverished and sparsely-populated state - had defeated all of its most fearsome enemies and was ranked amongst the great powers o...
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Lockhart examines the role of the Danish clergy in defending the military intervention of King Christian IV in the Thirty Years’ War. The loyal clergy, with royal sanction, acted as the authors and distributors of propaganda in favour of the war, a war which was unpopular with the ruling aristocracy. Elsewhere, most wartime propaganda portrayed int...
Thesis
Microfilm. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Purdue University, 1989. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 369-391).

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