Diligent aristocracy: Nobility, service and work in Sweden, from the Great Northern War to the Napoleonic Wars

    Project: Research project

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    Description (abstract)

    The project focuses on elite history with a perspective on work and service, masculinity and femininity. It will analyse work and service undertaken by nobility both on everyday level and on ideological level. The project provides a novel analysis of life and ideology of an elite in eighteenth-century Europe, focusing especially on the Swedish aristocracy from the end of the Great Northern War to the end of Napoleonic Wars (c. 1720–1820).
    Effective start/end date01/09/201331/08/2016