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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The initiative for it, however, did not come from the clergy, nor for that matter from German knights, but from German burghers, merchants from Bremen and ...
The first Grand Masters of the order were burghers of the city of Bremen. Butin 1216 Pope Honorius III insisted that the Grand Master of the order should be ...
In Prussia, by comparison, the ties between knights and burghers were inseparable, and the newly founded settlements were established with a view to ...
This integration, combined with an increasing immigration of German farmers, traders and burghers, led, towards the end of the thirteenth century, ...
The close ties existing between the order and the burghers demonstrate that the relationship was not one of subordination of the latter to the former, ...
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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