The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815 / Edition 2

The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815 / Edition 2

by Charles W. Ingrao
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521780349

ISBN-13: 9780521780346

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This comprehensive history of the Habsburg monarchy challenges the conventional notion of its backwardness--tracing the monarchy's emergence as a military and cultural power of influence, with a significant population and industrial base as well as progressive judicial and educational systems.

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This comprehensive history of the Habsburg monarchy challenges the conventional notion of its backwardness--tracing the monarchy's emergence as a military and cultural power of influence, with a significant population and industrial base as well as progressive judicial and educational systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521780346
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #21
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. The distinctiveness of Austrian history; 2. The Thirty Years' War (1618–1648); 3. Facing east: Hungary and the Turks (1648–1699); 4. Facing west: the second Habsburg empire (1700–1740); 5. The Prussian challenge: war and government reform (1740–1763); 6. Discovering the people: the triumph of cameralism and enlightened absolutism (1765–1792); 7. The age of revolution (1789–1815); 8. Decline or disaggregation?; Bibliography; Index.

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