9 edition of The Habsburgs. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||DB36.1 .M24|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 462 p.|
|Number of Pages||462|
|LC Control Number||66012210|
A EuropeNow Editor's Pick A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year Pieter M. Judson's book informs and stimulates. If his account of Habsburg achievements, especially in the 18th century, is rather starry-eyed, it is a welcome corrective to the black legend usually presented/5(98). Pt. 1: Habsburg ancestor --Pt. 2: Habsburgs in the marriage market: Maximilian I --Pt. 3: The one world of Charles V --Pt. 4: Austrian and Spanish cousins --Pt. 5: Habsburgs at bay: protestant and Turk --Pt. 6: In a baroque world --Pt. 7: Problems of inheritance --Pt. 8: The great empress --Pt. 9: Joseph II: the poor man's emperor --Pt.
This book looks at the final chapter of the Habsburgs, from the Napoleonic era to the age of the dictators and post-war Europe. The Royal Chapel in the Time of the Habsburgs Juan José Carreras Lopez,Juan José Carreras López,Juan José Carreras,Bernardo José García García,Tess Knighton — Architecture. A still from Alain Resnais’s film Last Year at Marienbad, There is a symbol for the late Habsburg Empire in its elegant spa of Carlsbad: a genteel center of society and culture in the heart of old Europe; a place where crowned heads of the continent and their chief advisers could meet informally, in the years before the World War that would be fought in their .
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The Habsburgs: The History of a Dynasty (Dynasties) and millions of other books are available for Amazon by: 2. The book is worth buying as a introduction to the Habsburgs and the their rise to power in Central Europe.
But for a more detail book on the power and politics of Central Europe during the Habsburg reign, look by: A leading expert on Central Europe, he is the author of The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction, The Emperor Charles V, and other books on Hungarian and Romanian history.
He lives in Kent, UK. He lives in Kent, : Hachette Book Group. Books shelved as habsburg: Elizabeth, Empress Of Austria by Egon Caesar Conte Corti, A Nervous Splendor: Vienna by Frederic Morton, The Assassi. In this book, Benjamin Curtis explores both the Spanish and Austrian branches of the dynasty, providing a concise, comprehensive picture of the dynasty's development.
This study clearly demonstrates why the Habsburgs are considered the most consistently accomplished practitioners of European dynasticism. In this ambitious overview, Rady, a professor of Central European history and author of The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction (), delivers a mostly chronological journey through the Habsburg dynasty from the 13th to the 20th centuries while contextualizing the times in which it flourished and, eventually, faded.
Because the empire over which the Habsburgs reigned was enormous (“the Habsburgs Author: Martyn Rady. Hapsburg or Habsburg (both: hăps´bûrg, Ger. häps´bŏŏrk), ruling house of Austria (–).
Rise to Power. The family, which can be traced to the 10th cent., originally held lands in Alsace and in NW Switzerland. Otto (d. ) took the name Hapsburg from a castle near Aargau, Switzerland, when he was designated count.
The Habsburgs is the definitive history of a remarkable dynasty that, for better or worse, shaped Europe and the world. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(5). The book The Habsburgs: Dynasty, Culture and Politics, Paula Sutter Fichtner is published by Reaktion Books.
The Habsburgs: Dynasty, Culture and Politics, Fichtner The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. A leading expert on Central Europe, he is the author of The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction, The Emperor Charles V, and other books on Hungarian and /5(7).
House of Habsburg, also spelled Hapsburg, also called House of Austria, royal German family, one of the principal sovereign dynasties of Europe from the 15th to the 20th century. 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.
A real doorstopper of a book. The product of years of strenuous research on the first world war and the collapse of the Habsburg empire by one of Austria's great historians, the national equivalent of a Max Hastings or Hew Strachan. Magisterial, learned, relentless.
Habsburg Monarchy (or Habsburg Empire) is an umbrella term used by historians for the numerous lands and kingdoms of the Habsburg dynasty, especially for those of the Austrian gh from until (with the exception of –) a member of the House of Habsburg was also Holy Roman Emperor, the Empire itself is not considered a part of the Habsburg Capital: Vienna, (–; –), Prague.
The Habsburgs have been described at one extreme as demons – responsible for a ‘long history of atrocities’; and, at the other, as dodos – living fossils unable to adapt to the modern world. In reality, the flamboyant royal family appear, in many ways, to have behaved much like most other : Penguin Publishing Group.
ANDREW WHEATCROFT is the author of many books including The Habsburgs: Embodying Empire, The Ottomans: Dissolving Images, and (with John Keegan) Zones of Conflict: An Atlas of Future Wars. One of the first scholars to use photography in writing the history of the Middle East, he has made art and images a central focus of his work/5(2).
* The Habsburg Empire: A New History by Pieter M. Judson > In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Across divides of language, religio.
The Habsburgs is the definitive history of a remarkable dynasty that forever changed Europe and the world. The definitive history of the dynasty that dominated Europe for centuries In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world they built -- and then lost -- over nearly a.
In The Habsburgs, historian Martyn Rady tells the epic story of the Habsburg dynasty and the world it built -- and then lost -- over nearly a millennium, placing it in its European and global contexts. Beginning in the Middle Ages, the Habsburgs expanded from Swabia across southern Germany to Austria through forgery and good fortune.
The Austrian Royal Family, right from its thirteenth century beginnings with Count Rudolf of Habsburg, had all the extremes that make for interesting royal family historymadness, badness and tragic sadness.
The author goes into the personal lives of the sovereigns in each succession, their romantic attachments and marital arrangements. It came to be a. 'The Habsburgs is gripping, colorful, and dramatic but also concise, scholarly, and magisterial. Martyn Rady recounts the story of Europe's greatest dynasty that ruled an empire, on which the sun never set, from Peru to the : Martyn Rady.
Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The downfall of the Habsburg monarchy was more than just the end of a great and powerful dynasty.
It meant the destruction of the old European order and marked a turning point in world history. Edward Crankshaw's distinguished study offers a compelling account of the final decades of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, leading up to WWI.
At the center of the dramatic events 4/5(3). The definitive history of the dynasty that dominated Europe for centuries In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world they built -- and then lost -- over nearly a millennium.
From modest origins, the Habsburgs gained control of the Holy Roman Empire in the fifteenth century. Then, in just a few decades, their possessions rapidly Brand: Basic Books.