A history of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918 (Book, 1977) [WorldCat.org]
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A history of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918

A history of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918

Author: Robert A Kann
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd printing, with correctionsView all editions and formats
Describes, surveys, and discusses the major historical aspects of the Habsburg Empire - diplomatic, political, institutional, socioeconomic, and cultural.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Kann
ISBN: 0520042069 9780520042063
OCLC Number: 507458216
Description: xiv, 646 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface I. Toward the Union of the Habsburg Lands II. Turks and Protestants (1526-1648) III. An Empire Evolves and Asserts Itself (1648-1748) IV. Late Renaissance and Baroque Age in the Habsburg Lands (1526-1740) V. An Empire Reasserts Itself (1740-1815) VI. Standstill, Decline and Stabilization (1815-1879) VII. Cultural Trends from Late Englightenment to Liberalism (from mid-eighteenth century to the 1860's) VIII. Decline and Discord (1879-1914) IX. World War and Dissolution (1914-1918) X. New Beginnings: Cultural Trends from the 1860's to 1918 XI. Bibliographical Essay Appendix Index
Responsibility: Robert A. Kann.


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