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The Thirty Years War

Europe"s tragedy

by Peter H. Wilson

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thirty Years" War, 1618-1648,
  • Europe -- History, Military -- 1492-1648

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter H. Wilson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD258 .W55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 996 p., [16] p. of plates
    Number of Pages1040
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23181163M
    ISBN 109780674036345
    LC Control Number2009011266

    Sep 13,  · Winner of the Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award The horrific series of conflicts known as the Thirty Years War () tore the heart out of Europe, killing perhaps a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to whole areas of Central Europe to such a degree that many towns and regions never recovered.4/5(68). Peter Hagendorf was a German mercenary soldier in the Thirty Years' healthtechdays.com wrote a diary which gives a unique historic record of the life in the contemporary army from the viewpoint of a simple Landsknecht.. Current research relates the book author to Peter Hagendorf, first principal of Görzke, who died on 4 February at age of As such he was probably born in or in the.

    Apr 22,  · That depends on your current knowledge of the subject, and the level of detail you'd like to have. If you're looking for an overview, the entry in my favorite single-volume military history book, Lynn Montruss' War Through the Ages is excellent, i. Nov 28,  · In the United States we never really learn about the Thirty Years War and the only part of the Seven Years war we hear about is the American theater. I would like a book either about the European theater of the Seven Years war or any book on the Thirty Years War.

    Jan 21,  · My review of the book is simply "False" and I give it no stars. You can never be too sure about the quality of the books you are handed by soot-covered strangers over the course of your life. Some are really good books. Others are more like Thirty Years in a Well, a true failure of the written word as art form and a true disappointment in. The Origins of the Thirty Years' War Among the major wars of modern European history, the Thirty Years' War stands out not only for its duration but also for its striking impact on the international system in which it took place. Before I, the Spanish Habsburgs were the central power in a Europe where religious differences were crucial.


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Europe in was riven between Protestants and Catholics, Bourbon and Hapsburg--as well as empires, kingdomsCited by: The last book on your list is The Diary of a Mercenary from the Thirty Years War by Peter Hagendorf.

The diary is missing the beginning and it’s missing the end. It was rediscovered in a library in Berlin in the early s. It’s a fascinating book on the Thirty Years War because of its length.

Jun 09,  · The Thirty Years War (New York Review Books Classics) - Kindle edition by C. Wedgwood, Anthony Grafton. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Thirty Years War (New York Review Books Classics)/5(94).

Feb 01,  · Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann review – a romp through the thirty years’ war This energetic historical fiction, featuring a folkloric jester in a violent, superstitious Europe, is The Thirty Years War book work of an. The Thirty Years’ War: Europe’s Tragedy.

by Peter H. Wilson, Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.,$ For the avid reader of military history, the Thirty Years’ War has everything—European Realpolitik, religious conflict, dramatic characters, military innovation and violence enough to satisfy the most lurid imagination or touch the coldest heart.

May 26,  · Wedgewood's book is the only comphrensive study of the Thirty Years War, as it was actually a series of wars with the Reformation in the background. The Thirty Years was lays the groundwork for understanding Europe prior to the Napoleonic Era. This book is a great overview (I stress overview) of the climactic struggle known as the Thirty Years War.

While lacking in detail, the book does a fairly good job of/5. The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between and One of the most destructive conflicts in human history, it resulted in eight million fatalities not only from military engagements but also from violence, famine, and healthtechdays.comon: Central Europe.

Thirty Years’ War (–48), in European history, a series of wars fought by various nations for various reasons, including religious, dynastic, territorial, and commercial rivalries.

Its destructive campaigns and battles occurred over most of Europe, and, when it ended, the map of. Oct 15,  · A deadly continental struggle, the Thirty Years War devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike.

Peter Wilson offers the first new history in a generation of a horrifying conflict that transformed the map of the /5. This is the best book written on the great Thirty Years War which reshaped European History and the map of Europe for many centuries.

In fact it is only today that modern diplomats are tearing apart the Peace Of Westphalia and all that it means. Jun 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The History of the Thirty Years' War by Friedrich Schiller - Free Ebook Project GutenbergAuthor: Friedrich Schiller, Alexander James William Morrison. Jan 01,  · The Thirty Years' War was a very confusing conflict on many levels, and to attempt any account of it in barely pages is almost foolhardy.

But this book succeeds, at least in setting the stage and following the people and politics/5(5). Aug 21,  · The Thirty Years’ War was a 17th-century religious conflict fought primarily in central Europe. It remains one of the longest and most brutal wars in human history, with more than 8 million.

Aug 02,  · Europe's Tragedy by Peter H Wilson: review Peter Wilson's magisterial history of the Thirty Years War shows why the memory of the conflict's. All Book Search results » The Thirty Years War (), before her thirtieth birthday, and in the years that followed wrote a succession of chronicles of seventeenth-century Europe that made her one of the most popular and best-known historians in Britain.

May 27,  · Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, The Thirty Years War; pp (paperback); Penguin Books, Middlesex; () Oxford historian, Canetti translator and National Gallery trustee Veronica Wedgwood () is an icon of British historiography. Dame Wedgwood was the third woman to be appointed member of the Order of Merit on the strength of her biographies of (among.

The book I chose to review was “The Thirty Years War: The Holy Roman Empire and Europe, ” written by Ronald G. Asch, a professor of early modern history at the university of Osnabruck, Germany.

Oct 15,  · A deadly continental struggle, the Thirty Years War devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike. Peter Wilson offers the first new history in a generation of a horrifying conflict that transformed the map of.

Feb 01,  · The Thirty Years' War was a very confusing conflict on many levels, and to attempt any account of it in barely pages is almost foolhardy.

But this book succeeds, at least in setting the stage and following the people and healthtechdays.com by:. This is the first complete detailed study of the military aspects of the first half of this important conflict ().

Each chapter deals with a particular battle, but Guthrie also examines wider questions of strategy, leadership, armaments, organization, logistics, and war finances. The main emphasis is on the unique character and aspects of the Thirty Years War, with attention to the 4/5(1).Yet out of this fearful war Europe came forth free and independent.

In it she first learned to recognize herself as a community of nations; and this intercommunion of states, which originated in the thirty years’ war, may alone be sufficient to reconcile the philosopher to its horrors.Aug 05,  · Very short: During the Reformation, Germany was part of the Holy Roman Empire, a vast domain made up of hundreds of independent fiefs.

At the Peace of Augsburg (), the emperor agreed to let each fief follow its lord’s religion. But the next em.