The Thirty Years War
Europe in 1618 was riven between Protestants and Catholics, Bourbon and Hapsburg--as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless principalities. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of the royal castle in Prague, world war spread from Bohemia with relentless abandon, drawing powers from Spain to Sweden into a nightmarish world of famine, disease, and seemingly unstoppable destruction.
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Review: The Thirty Years WarUser Review - Eamonn - Goodreads
A fine example of the old style of history writing - detail upon detail upon detail, slavishly following the timeline of events, light on analysis. But the subject is important - the story of a truly ... Read full review
Review: The Thirty Years WarUser Review - Bettie - Goodreads
The Thirty Years War by Cicely Veronica Wedgwood. Narrated by Charlton Griffin Fraudio nonfic> hist> central european war> prossies versus catlicks The second defenestration of Prague. (The First ... Read full review