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The Habsburgs : embodying empire

Author: Andrew Wheatcroft
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the royal house of Habsburg, from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, looking at the rulers as individuals and as a group, explaining how and why the Habsburgs have survived and what their expectations are for the future.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheatcroft, Andrew.
Habsburgs.
London ; New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1995
(OCoLC)603855095
Named Person: House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg; Habsburger.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Wheatcroft
ISBN: 0670854905 9780670854905
OCLC Number: 33939771
Description: xxix, 384 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical tables, maps, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Castle of the Hawk 1020-1300 --
2. Cosa Nostra (Our Cause) 1300-1400 --
3. Universal Empire 1400-1500 --
4. El Dorado (The Golden One) 1500-1550 --
5. A War to the Last Extremity 1550-1660 --
6. Felix Austria --
the Happy State 1660-1790 --
7. The Last Cavalier 1790-1916 --
8. Finis Austriae: The End? 1916-1995 --
9. Family Trees: The House of Habsburg, 1000-1922.
Responsibility: Andrew Wheatcroft.

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A history of the extraordinary rise to power and eventual decline of the Habsburg Empire. This episode in history covers three centuries, and traces their area of influence to almost all the  Read more...

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