If I add that he is able to give both a detailed account of this immensely complex war and due summaries when needed, and that his treatment of larger than life figures such as Wallenstein, Gustavus Adolphus
, Olivares, and Richelieu is worthy of the greatest historians of the past, one will understand why this ponderous but always elegant book will remain for a long time the definitive reference tool on the subject.
This paper was originally presented at the Convocation of Teaching Theologians of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 16-18 August 2002, Gustavus Adolphus
RADM Allan earned his bachelor's degree from Gustavus Adolphus
College and a master of business administration specializing in marketing from Indiana University.
Prior to that, he and a number of other Scots had fought as mercenaries for Sweden, serving King Gustavus Adolphus
He is currently Visiting Assistant Professor at Gustavus Adolphus
At one stage, Gustavus Adolphus
of Sweden decreed that all food had to be stored for a year before being eaten.
Clearly, one of the highlights of broadsheet production during the seventeenth century was 1632, the year of the death of Gustavus Adolphus
, King of Sweden and a key leader in the Thirty Years War; this is reflected in the fact that one entire volume is devoted to that year.
He previously coached at Gustavus Adolphus
, San Diego State, Michigan and Washington.
It is true that a focus on the early modern era in several of the essays makes direct comparison difficult; Puritan Massachusetts and slaveholding Virginia have little enough in common with each other, let alone the Sweden of Gustavus Adolphus
Norrkoping was made by the Thirty Years War, when Gustavus Adolphus
encouraged the Walloon industrialist Louis de Geer to set up mills to provide the Swedish armies with small arms and uniforms.
Carrie Close is a political science student at Gustavus Adolphus
College in St.
Pike joined the firm in 2002 and is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus