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Joseph II. Volume 1, In the shadow of Maria Theresa, 1741-1780

Author: Derek Edward Dawson Beales
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987-
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English

This volume describes the claustrophobic atmosphere, in which Joseph was trained to rule, and his attempts after 1765 as co-regent with his formidable mother.


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Genre/Form: Biografi
Named Person: Joseph, Holy Roman Emperor; Josef, tysk-romersk kejsare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Edward Dawson Beales
ISBN: 9780521242400 0521242401 9780521525886 0521525888
OCLC Number: 1023141441
Description: xviii, 520 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Contents: List of plates; List of maps and figures; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The Austrian succession; 2. Upbringing and education; 3. Marriages, 1760-1767; 4. Introduction to government, 1760-1765; 5. King of the Romans and Holy Roman Emperor, 1764-1780; 6. Mother, son and minister: the early years of the co-regency, 1765-1768; 7. The later years of the co-regency, 1768-1780: the royal family and the central administration; 8. Early travels: the Banat and Italy, 1768-1769; 9. Foreign policy during the co-regency: I. The eastern question, 1765-1776; 10. The man; 11. Bohemia: travel and reform, 1769-1777; 12. Further travels: eastern provinces and France, 1773-1777; 13. Foreign policy during the co-regency: II. War and diplomacy, 1776-1780; 14. Joseph and Josephism under Maria Theresa; Conclusion; Bibliography; Bibliographical index; General index.
Other Titles: Joseph the Second.
Responsibility: Derek Beales.


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