State and Society in Early Modern Austria

State and Society in Early Modern Austria

by Charles W. Ingrao
     
 

The history of the Habsburg Monarchy and Austria in the early modern period continues to capture the interest of many scholars. This collection of essays by twenty leading authorities from the United States, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands focuses on the interplay between the Habsburg government and a multiplicity of social aspects. As a whole,

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The history of the Habsburg Monarchy and Austria in the early modern period continues to capture the interest of many scholars. This collection of essays by twenty leading authorities from the United States, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands focuses on the interplay between the Habsburg government and a multiplicity of social aspects. As a whole, State and Society in Early Modern Austria reexamines and sometimes debunks old views about the Habsburg Monarchy and provides insight into the current historical thinking on the early modern state. Moreover, this broad focus will help the reader understand the complex cultural heritage of the turbulent nationalities of East Central Europe.

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A collection of essays by authorities from the US, Austria, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands, focusing on the interplay between the Hapsburg government and a multiplicity of social aspects. Contributors reexamine and sometimes debunk old views on the Hapsburg monarchy and provide insight into current historical thinking on the early modern state. Topics include the ruling elite's attempts to control religious minorities and government patronage, and the monarchy's interaction with German states and the Balkans. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781557530479
Publisher:
Purdue University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1994
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.37(d)

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