The articles in the present publication contribute to elucidate the course of the Great Northern War. Not only do they represent a wide range of aspects of the same conflict – with variations in time and space – they also demonstrate a variety of methodological approaches and the many-faceted ways in which the Great Northern War is studied by contemporary historians.
Niels Bo Poulsen, Anna Sofie Schøning & Gunnar Åselius: Introduction. Jeremy Black: The International System and Global Military Developments at the Time of the Great Northern War. Brian Davies: James Bruce and the Emergence of Russian Military Technicalism during the Great Northern War. Maria Gussarsson: The importance of knowing Finnish land and waters - the organisation of Swedish military mapping from the Great Northern War to the Swedish-Russian War of 1808-1809. Magnus Perlestam: Enemy actions on Swedish encampments during the Great Northern War, 1702–1709. Joakim Scherp: The loss of trust: the ideological opposition to the regime of Charles XII as expressed in the trial of Baron Görtz. Katarzyna Wagner: Swedish occupation of Warsaw and its influence on wealth inequality in the years 1702-1704. Zbigniew Chmiel:Martial or Political Crisis? Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Army.