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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Obviously the importance which the undertaking was to acquire could not have been foreseen in 1226, but the position of the order and its future were assured by the charter. Besides the Teutonic Knights, another order was and had been ...
Moreover, until 1230 the order's economic position was very weak, and it was only after this time that its economic growth and consolidation began. This was firstly the result of several major grants of land which Frederick made to the ...
Consequently they considered it politically unwise to convert the Prussians in excessive numbers, for that would have given the Prussians almost equal rights with the Germans, and threatened the political position of the latter.
Several Prussians rose to the position of Komtur in the order. But apart from the high offices, numerous other lower offices were open to the natives, such as interpreters, scribes, and offices carrying out economic, military and ...
This took the Germans to the river Elbe, an ideal position from which to penetrate furthereastward. There were several marches of the Reich, established for protection against the heathens such as the Wends and the Slavs.
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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