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 acknowledgement of the fact that a hospital rather than knighthood represented the origin of the order, it was dedicated to maintaining hospitals in perpetuity. The sick and ailing accepted into the hospital had first to confess; ...
Hermann von Salza was able to make allies of these also, and the two orders together represented the main pillars of missionary activity in the north-east. It is one of those subtle ironies of history that while Hermann von Salza was ...
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 ...
In Prussia, the church represented an essential element in the system of the state; it was virtually an established church. This integration, combined with an increasing immigration of German farmers, traders and burghers, led, ...
... seven years later by papal mediation and a treaty which listed mutual rights and duties down to the minutest detail, though it was only applicable to the free natives which represented a quarter to a third of the total population.
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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