The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815 / Edition 2

The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815 / Edition 2

by Charles W. Ingrao
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521785057

ISBN-13: 9780521785051

Pub. Date: 09/01/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is a revised and updated edition of a highly acclaimed history of the early modern Habsburg monarchy. Charles Ingrao unravels the web of social, political, economic, and cultural factors that shaped the Habsburg monarchy during the period, and presents this complex story in a manner that is both authoritative and accessible to nonspecialists. This new edition

Overview

This is a revised and updated edition of a highly acclaimed history of the early modern Habsburg monarchy. Charles Ingrao unravels the web of social, political, economic, and cultural factors that shaped the Habsburg monarchy during the period, and presents this complex story in a manner that is both authoritative and accessible to nonspecialists. This new edition underlines the importance of Habsburg history in more recent events, and remains the most comprehensive and readable introduction to the Habsburg story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521785051
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #21
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(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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