A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1700-1918

A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1700-1918

Book - 1997
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This is the eagerly awaited second volume of Jean Bérenger's history of the Habsburgs. It covers the last two centuries of their rule and provides a compelling account of the fluctuations of Habsburg dynastic power and its disintegration after World War One. Bérenger gives a rich portrait of Habsburg greatness under Maria Theresa and Joseph II and shows how their successors proved more adroit at riding the tide of nationalism in their multi-ethnic empire than is often recognised.

Publisher: London : Longman, 1997
ISBN: 9780582090071
Characteristics: ix, 342 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Simpson, C. A.


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