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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... in missionary activities, or because they had been foundations established by the Pomeranian nobility. ... Even members of the landed gentry who were not members of the order believed themselves to be living under a harsh regime; ...
Even the clergy in Livonia asked the Poles for assistance, as did the landed nobility within Prussia, while in the rear of the order, in Pomerania, the same development was afoot.
The assembly was composed of representatives of the cities and the landed nobility which met for the purpose of granting taxes and giving advice in various matters affecting the territory of the order as a whole.
... supported the order rather than the Prussian League, since from the former they had received, and could expect to receive, a greater degree of justice and protection than from the burghers of the cities or the landed nobility.
Only once erstwhile colonial territory ceased to be frontier territory, as social and economic stratifications hardened, did the nobility endeavour to extend its powers over its landed subjects and increase their economic and financial ...
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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