The Anglo-Swedish Alliance Against Napoleonic France

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This new study by Christer Jorgensen addresses a much neglected field of study in the history of Scandinavia and the greater Baltic region during the Napoleonic Age. The book concentrates upon relations and the alliance between Britain and Sweden during the middle years of the war; years that encompassed the Austerlitz campaign, the complicated diplomatic talks between the allies, Russia's abandonment of the allied cause at Tilsit (1807), the Russo-Swedish War (1808-09) that decided the fate of Finland, the ...

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Overview

This new study by Christer Jorgensen addresses a much neglected field of study in the history of Scandinavia and the greater Baltic region during the Napoleonic Age. The book concentrates upon relations and the alliance between Britain and Sweden during the middle years of the war; years that encompassed the Austerlitz campaign, the complicated diplomatic talks between the allies, Russia's abandonment of the allied cause at Tilsit (1807), the Russo-Swedish War (1808-09) that decided the fate of Finland, the capitulation of the of Gibraltar of the North, and finally the turbulent politics of Sweden during and after the coup of March 1809.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780333672396
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 7/2/2004
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.58 (w) x 8.68 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Chruster Jorgensen has worked as Lecturer in Scandinavian History at the University of East Anglia and at S"dert"rn University College, Stockholm. Among his published books are: Tank Warfare in the 20th Century, Hitler's Arctic War, and Rommel's Panzers.

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Table of Contents

The Legacy: Anglo-Swedish Relations During the Eighteenth-Century
• The Road to War: The Creation of the Common Cause Against Napoleon, March 1804-October 1805
• The Great Offensive: The Campaign of the Third Coalition, October 1805-February 1806
• Phoney War, Phoney Peace: The Anglo-Swedish 'War' with Prussia and the Anglo-Russian Peace Negotiations with Napoleon, February-September 1806
• The Watershed: Napoleon's Campaigns Against Prussia and Russia, October 1806-March 1807
• The Beginning of the End: Tilsit, the Battle of Copenhagen, the Franco-Russian 'Continental' Coalition Against Britain and Invasion Plans Against Sweden, March 1807-March 1808
• Peninsular Priorities: The Anti-Climax of the Common Cause, the Futile Expedition, the Peninsular Campaign and the Finnish Front, February-September 1808
• Endgame: The Decline and Fall of the Common Cause, October 1808-March 1809
• The Twilight Era: The End of the Common Cause and the Shadow Alliance Between Sweden and Britain, March 1809-October 1810
• Index

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