CHARLES XI’S WAR: THE SCANIAN WAR BETWEEN SWEDEN AND DENMARK, 1675-1679
262pp., fully illus.incl.8 colour plates, P.B. 2019. The war was mainly fought in Scania, the former Danish lands along the border with Sweden, and in northern Germany. The Danish objective was to retrieve Scania which, a generation earlier, had been captured by Sweden and ceded by Denmark. However, the Danish invasion of Scania was defeated by the young Swedish King Charles XI.