A History of Prussia
Routledge, 13 thg 10, 2014 - 336 trang
In little more than two centuries Prussia rose from medieval obscurity and the devastation of the Thirty Years War to become the dominant power of continental Europe. Her rulers rose from Electors to Kings, and from Kings to Emperors. It is a dramatic story, and H. W. Koch fills a major gap in English-language literature with this comprehensive account. It traces the origins and rise of the Prussian state from the thirteenth century to the causes and consequences of its incorporation into the German Empire.
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List of maps and genealogical tables vi Preface vii 1 The Teutonic Order 1 2 Brandenburg and Prussia 23 3 The Great Elector 43 4 From duchy to kingdom 65 5 Frederick William I 78 6 Frederick the Great 102 7 Prussian absolutism in crisis ...
List of maps and genealogical tables Table 1 Table 2 Map 1 Map 2 Map 3 Map 4 Map 5 Map 6 Map 7 The rise of the Hohenzollerns in Brandenburg - Prussia in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Hohenzollern dynasty after the Great Elector.
The order's policy of expansion, however, did not remain uncontested, since the neighbours to the west, the Margraves of Brandenburg, following the extinction of the Pomerellian dukes considered themselves the rightful heirs and ...
He was followed in 1511 by the first Grand Master to come from Brandenburg, Margrave Albrecht of BrandenburgAnsbach. Under Albrecht, and as a result of the Reformation, the order became a secularized institution, and Prussia a ...
... for that reason, revision. What, then, was the relationship between the Teutonic Order and the future Prussian state? Certainly, the Teutonic Order had no influence in the formation of the state of Brandenburg-Prussia.
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Interesting and thorough book on Prussia. But......When I began reading the book I got about half way through the first chapter and stopped. I considered returning it to the library unread. I have ... Đọc toàn bộ bài đánh giá
11 Frederick William IV
12 Prussia and Germany 18601871
13 Prussia in Germany
14 The end of Prussia
9 The War of Liberation