A History of Germany [Illustrated] [NOOK Book]

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This expanded edition features
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• thirteen illustrations

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A History of Germany [Illustrated]

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Overview

This expanded edition features
• a linked Table of Contents
• thirteen illustrations

Contents
I.—The ancient Germans and their country. (330 B. C.—70 B. C.)
II.—The wars of Rome with the Germans. (70 B. C.—9 A. D.)
III.—Hermann, the first German leader. (9—21 A. D.)
IV.—Germany during the first three centuries of our era. (21—300 A. D.)
V.—The rise and migrations of the Goths. (300—412.)
VI.—The invasion of the Huns, and its consequences. (412—472.)
VII.—The rise and fall of the Ostrogoths. (472—570.)
VIII.—Europe, at the end of the migration of the races. (570.)
IX.—The kingdom of the Franks. (486—638.)
X.—The dynasty of the royal stewards. (638—768.)
XI.—The reign of Charlemagne. (768—814.)
XII.—The emperors of the Carolingian line. (814—911.)
XIII.—King Konrad, and the Saxon rulers, Henry I. and Otto the Great. (912—973.)
XIV.—The decline of the Saxon dynasty. (973—1024.)
XV.—The Frank emperors, to the death of Henry IV. (1024—1106.)
XVI.—End of the Frank dynasty, and rise of the Hohenstaufens. (1106—1152.)
XVII.—The reign of Frederick I., Barbarossa. (1152—1197.)
XVIII.—The reign of Frederick II. and end of the Hohenstaufen line. (1215—1268.)
XIX.—Germany at the time of the interregnum. (1256—1273.)
XX.—From Rudolf of Hapsburg To Ludwig the Bavarian. (1273—1347.)
XXI.—The Luxemburg emperors, Karl IV. and Wenzel. (1347—1410.)
XXII.—The reign of Sigismund and the Hussite war. (1410—1437.)
XXIII.—The foundation of the Hapsburg dynasty. (1438—1493.)
XXIV.—Germany, during the reign of Maximilian I. (1493—1519.)
XXV.—The Reformation. (1517—1546.)
XXVI.—From Luther's death to the end of the 16th century. (1546—1600.)
XXVII.—Beginning of the Thirty Years' War. (1600—1625.)
XXVIII.—Tilly, Wallenstein and Gustavus Adolphus. (1625—1634.)
XXIX.—End of the Thirty Years' War. (1634—1648.)
XXX.—Germany, to the peace of Ryswick. (1648—1697.)
XXXI.—The war of the Spanish succession. (1697—1714.)
XXXII.—The rise of Prussia. (1714—1740.)
XXXIII.—The reign of Frederick the Great. (1740—1786.)
XXXIV.—Germany under Maria Theresa and Joseph II. (1740—1790.)
XXXV.—From the death of Joseph II. to the end of the German Empire. (1790—1806.)
XXXVI.—Germany under Napoleon. (1806—1814.)
XXXVII.—From the liberation of Germany to the year 1848. (1814—1848.)
XXXVIII.—The Revolution of 1848 and its results. (1848—1861.)
XXXIX.—The struggle with Austria; the North-German union. (1861—1870.)
XL.—The war with France, and establishment of the German Empire. (1870—1871.)
XLI.—The new German Empire. (1871—1893.)
Chronological Table of German History.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012870841
  • Publisher: PastIsProlog
  • Publication date: 6/21/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 345,330
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

"BAYARD TAYLOR (1825 – 1878) was an American poet, literary critic, translator, and travel author from Kennett Square in Chester County, Pennsylvania. In 1846, he published Views Afoot, or Europe seen with Knapsack and Staff (2 vols, New York). This book's success brought Taylor recognition as an author. He was asked to serve as an editorial assistant for Graham's Magazine for a few months in 1848. That same year, Horace Greeley, then editor of the Tribune, placed Taylor on his staff.
In June 1878 he was accredited United States Minister at Berlin. Traveling on the same ship to Europe was Mark Twain, who noted that he was envious of Taylor's command of German." --Wikipedia
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    Half a book

    I found it odd that all of German history, dating back to BC could be covered in 404 pages. I unfortunately was correct as this E copy stops abruptly in the 900s as opposed to the advertised 1800s. Shame, as it was well written and enjoyable. I would like the rest of the book, B&N

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  • Posted December 30, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    This book is extremely well written and goes into great details - I was positively surprised

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