There was, fortunately, a long time ago, Sweden was at war. Well, the swedes are, of course, at the time of this writing, in the areas of conflict, weapons, krigstränade, but in the strictest sense, peace had been a long one. For so long, that the idea of fredsskadade, some commentators have taken root in the coronadebatten.
further, we have not been in the war. Then, in 1809, in fact. Was Sweden at war with Russia, and had been on the defensive, Russian forces were soon conquered Finland, and the door to the west side, stood open. In went a set of upper Norrland, sweden, during the war.
I had, at most, a little, a vague idea about it. And, according to the K-G Bergström " the little book, ”misery and death” there is a knowledge gap that I am far from the only one; and it is said to be a blind spot in the Swedish (or, rather, sörlänningarnas), historical self-awareness. Politiknestorn, himself a native of the area, are making a good effort to change it.
but When the little book is already published in a second edition has come to me.
the other half of the book is a careful examination of the authorities, and the ockupationsförloppet, the other half are discussing how (horribly) the whole thing was on the minds of ordinary people. Those who have not got themselves into the world, to life, through the newspapers, magazines and in the media, but suddenly, one day, in the beginning of 1809, deprived of shelter, food, and livestock of the enemy, the Russian soldiers. Let's imagine for themselves.
This is an informative and good read, in short. Excellent in is not Dick Harrison or Englund , but, nevertheless, is a soft-spoken, and thorough, the author, is almost unnecessary, to the extent, that the not to be lifted up. It will cost him some berättartekniskt a good track record should not stand in the way of the facts, or the light on bugningar to the research, which is Excellent popularizing. However, the ”sorrow and death” is a solid book, the result of a conscientiously him, and a genuine commitment to the subject.
and, Hopefully, open the eyes of many to the suffering and fighting that took place in our most northern, the most ignored area of two thousand three hundred years ago. But When the little book is already published in a second edition has come to me.
(K-G BERGSTRÖM "
sorrow and death. The Russian occupation of the north of russia in 1809.
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