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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It was, and remained, a purely Germanic movement, one of the most significant features of which, particularly in the context of its long-term development in the colonization of the German east, ...
This structural reorganization unwittingly prepared the order for its main task in north-eastern Germany. ... Hungary became apparent, Conrad of Masovia, Duke of Poland, found himself similarly unable to repulse the heathen Prussians.
In Prussia and Livonia the Teutonic Order could still uphold the old traditions longer than elsewhere, but it was clear that it lived ... The bishops in the east resented the order's direct access to the Pope as well as to the Emperor.
Secondly there were increasing gains of land in Prussia as the result of its colonization. ... and the first castles of the Teutonic Order began to raise their powerful and arrogant silhouettes against the eastern skyline: Thorun, ...
It would, however, be a serious error to equate the crusades in the Holy Land with those in north-eastern Europe. In the former, the territories conquered were exploited; the majority of the crusaders returned home after a year or more ...
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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