Regions Sweden

Survey Articles (Regional)

  • For Sweden, the impact of the war was twofold. On the one hand, it was a test to the neutrality policy. Concessions and violations of neutrality got consequences for both foreign affairs and the … READ MORE

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Regional Thematic Articles

  • This article offers an overview of Swedish transnational humanitarianism from 1914-1924. First, it sets Swedish wartime humanitarianism within the framework of benevolent Nordic neutrality. It … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • Intelligence activities in Sweden during the war were largely influenced by the same set of factors as in other neutral countries. Due to relative accessibility and limited surveillance, Sweden was a … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • This text gives a brief overview of the Swedish intellectual, literary and media responses to the war, and also of the Swedish responses to the new peacetime order in Europe. By the end of 1918, … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • The Russian navy was suspicious of Swedish neutrality in 1914, as Sweden had been arming itself for many years, and almost unwittingly dragged the country into the war. Russia was seen as the main … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic

Encyclopedic Entries

  • Elsa Brändström was the only neutral representative to work amongst prisoners of war (POWs) in Russia, Siberia, and Turkestan for five and a half years between winter between winter 1914 and summer … READ MORE

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  • A minority section of the women’s movements opposed World War I and organized the International Congress of Women at The Hague in April 1915. Its participants demanded women’s rights and more … READ MORE

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  • At the beginning of the 20th century, two different systems of exercise and training were internationally known: gymnastics and sport. As a result of the First World War, the boundaries … READ MORE

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  • During the 19th century, neutrality evolved into a set of legal and political tools designed to limit the impact of wars on the international system. This form of neutrality did not … READ MORE

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See also

  • One sees a wide range of political regimes from a democratic republic with universal male suffrage (France) to parliamentary, constitutional, or even oligarchical monarchies in the countries that … READ MORE

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  • National Red Cross societies played a very important role in the First World War. They supported armies’ medical services, brought relief to prisoners of war and sometimes organized their … READ MORE

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Survey Articles (Regional)

  • For Sweden, the impact of the war was twofold. On the one hand, it was a test to the neutrality policy. Concessions and violations of neutrality got consequences for both foreign affairs and the … READ MORE

    Regional

Regional Thematic Articles

  • This article offers an overview of Swedish transnational humanitarianism from 1914-1924. First, it sets Swedish wartime humanitarianism within the framework of benevolent Nordic neutrality. It … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • Intelligence activities in Sweden during the war were largely influenced by the same set of factors as in other neutral countries. Due to relative accessibility and limited surveillance, Sweden was a … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • This text gives a brief overview of the Swedish intellectual, literary and media responses to the war, and also of the Swedish responses to the new peacetime order in Europe. By the end of 1918, … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic
  • The Russian navy was suspicious of Swedish neutrality in 1914, as Sweden had been arming itself for many years, and almost unwittingly dragged the country into the war. Russia was seen as the main … READ MORE

    Regional Thematic

Encyclopedic Entries

  • Elsa Brändström was the only neutral representative to work amongst prisoners of war (POWs) in Russia, Siberia, and Turkestan for five and a half years between winter between winter 1914 and summer … READ MORE

    Entry
  • A minority section of the women’s movements opposed World War I and organized the International Congress of Women at The Hague in April 1915. Its participants demanded women’s rights and more … READ MORE

    Entry
  • At the beginning of the 20th century, two different systems of exercise and training were internationally known: gymnastics and sport. As a result of the First World War, the boundaries … READ MORE

    Entry
  • During the 19th century, neutrality evolved into a set of legal and political tools designed to limit the impact of wars on the international system. This form of neutrality did not … READ MORE

    Entry