The Thirty Year's War: Europe's Tragedy
Pages no: 997
Edition language: English
, Military History
, European History
, World History
, 17th Century
Pretty serious on the scholarly side; just about unreadable for the layperson. I learned a lot and will use as reference in future, but am profoundly relieved to be done!
Peter Wilson's book is about more than the war that consumed central Europe in the 17th century. To adequately explain the factors that led up to it and influenced its outcome, he describes the context of politics and government in the Holy Roman Empire. This vast, unwieldy, and yet surprisingly eff...