The Austro-Prussian War: Austria's War with Prussia and Italy in 1866

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 13, 1997 - History - 330 pages
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History of the Austro-Prussian-Italian War of 1866, which paved the way for German and Italian unification.
  

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The Habsburg Empire was a congerie of different peoples, and often suffered for it. Sadly, much the same must be said for this book. The topic is without doubt fascinating: How the Prussians and ... Read full review

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This is the 9th and thus far the worst book on my summer reading list on 19th century Europe. This, like many others on the list, has been gathering dust since I purchased it around ten years ago. Why ... Read full review

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Page 2 - Arden Bucholz, Moltke, Schlieffen, and Prussian War Planning (New York: Berg, 1991). 10 Stefan WeiB, "Wilhelm Stieber und Bismarck," in Geheimdienste in der Weltgeschichte: Spionage und verdeckte Aktionen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, ed.
Page 2 - See Martin van Creveld, Command in War (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985), passim. 37. Lebow and Stein, We All Lost the Cold War, pp. 349-351. 38. Desmond Ball, "The Development of the SIOP, 1960-1983,

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About the author (1997)

Geoffrey Wawro is Professor of Strategic Studies at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. His previously published books include The Austro-Prussian War (Cambridge, 1996) and Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792 1914 (2000). He is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including the Austrian Cultural Institute Prize and the Society for Military History Moncado Prize for Excellence in the Writing of Military History. In 2002, he shared a New Orleans Press Club Award for the live NBC/History Channel coverage of the parade and opening of the D-Day Museum Pacific Wing. He is also the host and anchor of the History Channel's Hardcover History, a weekly interview show with leading historians, statesmen, and journalists.

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