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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It was, and remained,a purely Germanic movement, one of the most significant featuresof which, particularly in the context of its long-term developmentin thecolonization of the German east, was its close associationwith theGerman ...
... again refused tosupport the Empire; increasingly the journey to Rome to receive the imperial crown was considered a pointless and tedious duty rather than a vital aspectof the politicsof the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
Consequently, itwas notthe brothers of the Teutonic Order themselves who conquered andsettled the newland, but crusaders recruitedby the brothers throughout the German Empire on thepromise that whoever participated inthe crusade against ...
By the beginning ofthe fourteenth century the German language clearly dominated; Germans were forbidden to converse with their Prussian serfs in Prussian. Even forthe converted Prussians no allowance was made for preaching in Prussian.
Still, thepicture of the order and its policy is colourednot only by theimpact of two world wars in our own century, but also by theGermanizing policy of the German Empire after 1871, and to an equalifnot greater extent by the Feindbild ...
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