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The Thirty Year's War, 1618-1648
     

The Thirty Year's War, 1618-1648

by Richard Bonney
 
More than three and a half centuries have passed since the Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War (1618-48); but this most devastating of wars in the early modern period continues to capture the imagination of readers: this book reveals why. It was one of the first wars where contemporaries stressed the importance of atrocities, the horrors of the

Overview

More than three and a half centuries have passed since the Peace of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War (1618-48); but this most devastating of wars in the early modern period continues to capture the imagination of readers: this book reveals why. It was one of the first wars where contemporaries stressed the importance of atrocities, the horrors of the fighting and also the sufferings of the civilian population. The Thirty Years' War remains a conflict of key importance in the history of the development of warfare and the 'military revolution'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841763781
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Essential Histories Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
761,951
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

The Revd Professor Richard Bonney is Professor of Modern History and Head of the Department of History at the University of Leicester, UK.

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