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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Given the decisive role Prussia played in German and European history, a history of Prussia is rather more important than say that of Bavaria although a Bavarian might well vociferously object to this. Since the author is himself ...
As a founder of cities and towns, and as a protector of and participator in the trading ventures of north-eastern Europe, it established its reputation. But once the interests of the cities and traders on one hand, and of the Teutonic ...
... medieval Europe's political and military concerns. It is true that Emperor Henry VI, the son of Frederick Barbarossa, had turned his attention to the order while planning a crusade, but this development was cut short by his death.
The history of medieval Europe seems still to be written far too much in European terms without giving more than scant attention to the influence of the Arab world, particularly in the field of public administration.
Louis the Pious of France represented the swan-song of European knighthood; a new order was on the threshold of power, whether represented by France in Phillip the Fair and his Realpolitik, or by England in the form of the House of ...
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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