Austria's Wars of Emergence: War, State and Society in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1683-1797

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Longman, 2003 - 466 strán (strany)
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The Habsburg Monarchy has received much historiographical attention since 1945. Yet the military aspects of Austria¿s emergence as a European great power in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have remained obscure. This book shows that force of arms and the instruments of the early modern state were just as important as its marriage policy in creating and holding together the Habsburg Monarchy.

Drawing on an impressive up-to-date bibliography as well as on original archival research, this survey is the first to put Vienna¿s military back at the centre stage of early modern Austrian history.

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What you have here is an extended analysis of how the Austrian Habsburgs tried to weld together their variegated possessions into a centralized state, with varying degrees of success, as the parts ... Čítať celú recenziu

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There are many surveys of Austria and the Habsburg monarchy covering the early modern period. However, few of these studies contain detailed discussions of Austria's war efforts. Dr Michael ... Čítať celú recenziu

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Formerly head of the early modern section at the Research Department of the Army Museum in Vienna (1995-1999), Michael Hochedlinger is now a senior archivist at the Austrian State Archives

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