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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Whereas so far, in spite of their arrogance and occasional excesses, they had been prepared to deal with the individual tribes, conclude treaties and end feuds by elaborate peace agreements, they now demanded complete submission, ...
Ultimately he was compelled to yield to his nobles, although for almost three decades there was sporadic warfare between Poles and Lithuanians on the one hand, and the knights of the Teutonic Order on the other, until, in the Peace of ...
These powers included the decision to go to war, often against territories and their rulers with which the order itself lived in peace. The close ties existing between the order and the burghers demonstrate that the relationship was not ...
Furthermore, the possibility that King Sigmund of Hungary would invade Poland was a sufficient threat to persuade King Vladislav of Poland to conclude the Peace of Thorun with the Teutonic Order in 1411.
Finally, by the Peace of Thorun on 19 October 1466-like many of the peace treaties of the time, bearing the adjective 'eternal' - all territory west of the Vistula and the Nogat was ceded to Poland, in addition to Kulm, Marienburg, ...
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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