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The last Hapsburg

Gordon Brook-Shepherd

The last Hapsburg

by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDB92 .B76 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 358 p.
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24910893M
ISBN 100297176501
LC Control Number75355355

This book is a narrative history of the Austrian Monarchy from to its break-up in Its theme is the hundred year struggle between the venerable dynastic empire which ruled Central Europe, and the new national, political and social forces in conflict with it, an with one ://   This book covers and explains many of the major historical events. But he does it in a thoroughly entertaining and charming manner. And he has a wonderful sense of humor. He explains the Hapsburg Emperors and their frailties in a way I have not encountered

  Although Emperor Maximilian I, a son of Frederick III, is principally known for his policy of dynastic marriage, he by no means fought shy of war: within forty years he conducted no fewer than twenty-five military was elected Roman-German king in and became regent in following his father’s death. Maximilian’s wars created difficulties with respect to his actual   Count Miklo's Banffy (), Hungarian magnate, politician, writer, designer, Transylvanian landowner, director of the State theatres from to , and Foreign Minister from to , published his first book of memoirs in His novel, The Writing on the Wall, was described in last July's issue of Contemporary ://+last+Habsburg.

Richly detailed, the book studies the political, diplomatic, economic and social history of the Empire in its last century of existence. It is not another narrative account of familiar events, but rather an examination of the various problems that faced the monarchy, and the different ways these have been seen by modern :// - Buy The Habsburg Empire – A New History book online at best prices in India on Read The Habsburg Empire – A New History book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified ://


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Origins. The name Habsburg is derived from the castle of Habsburg, or Habichtsburg (“Hawk’s Castle”), built in by Werner, bishop of Strasbourg, and his brother-in-law, Count Radbot, in the Aargau Maria Theresa’s parents, Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and Queen Elizabeth Christine, lost their first son just before she was born.

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Each of the book’s twelve chapters focuses on a separate region, studying how the transition to peacetime was managed either by the state, by war veterans, or by national ://   Habsburg was a family of dukes, kings, and were very important in European history.

They ruled Austria, later Austria-Hungary for more than years. They also sometimes owned Spain, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman Empire from about to They also ruled the Kingdom of Sardinia until the middle 19th century.

A Treaty was made in Vienna in between the This book is in good condition. The dust sleeve has been laminated and exhibits a moderate amount of age-related wear on the rear. The pages are in good condition, with slight wear visible on certain edges. There is a slight crease visible on pages sixty-two THE HABSBURG EMPIRE Joseph II and Leopold II, and nephew Francis—the last Holy Roman Emperor until its dissolution inwhen he became Francis I, Emperor of Austria—consolidated and furthered her reforms.

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