The Thirty Years' War

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 23, 1997 - History - 368 pages
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The first edition of The Thirty Years' War offered an unrivalled survey of a central period in European history. Drawing on a huge body of source material from different languages and countries throughout Europe, it provided a clear and comprehensive narrative and analytical account of the subject. It has established itself as the classic text with reviewers, students and the general reader.
This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include the very latest research. The updated bibliographical information provides an invaluable resource, synthesising the major work in the field, in all languages, up to 1996.
Written with great clarity and liveliness, the book brings alive the period in all its aspects. It covers the horrors of the war and the contorted politics of the period. It deals with all the major figures, including Wallerstein and Richelieu, Gustavus Adolphus and Tilly, the Winter King and the Habsburg emperors. For range and depth of coverage there is no other work like it. It has become the definitive book on the subject.

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Great detail about the maneuverings of the politicians and nations leading up and through the war. Not a lot of detail until the final 30 pages on the impact, what it was like for civilians, specific ... Read full review

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Better than I remembered. Read full review

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