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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As a founder of cities and towns, and as a protector of and participator in the trading ventures of north-eastern Europe, it established its reputation. But once the interests of the cities and traders on one hand, and of the Teutonic ...
Following the occupation of Prussia, the office of Grossschaffer gained in significance since he acted as a Minister of Trade, establishing the continually expanding commercial relations of the Teutonic Order. The territory of the order ...
But the order's warlike engagements should not obscure the fact that it had for a long time been actively engaged in trade, more often than not in association with the Hanseatic League. It was the policy for the order to obtain the ...
It was the Grand Master who issued common rules for the cities, who admitted foreigners and regulated trade. It was through the authority of his office that uniform weights and measures were introduced in Prussia.
From the Altmark trade developed with the Wendish neighbours; it formed the base of power and supplies for war with them, as well as missionary activity. Already in the tenth century, under Otto the Great, two dioceses were established ...
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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