Category Archives: Austrian Military History

Book Review of Austria’s Wars of Emergence, 1683-1797: War, State, and Society in the Habsburg Monarchy

Michael Hochedlinger. Austria’s Wars of Emergence, 1683-1797: War, State, and Society in the Habsburg Monarchy. Modern Wars in Perspective series. London: Longman, 2003. ISBN 9780582290846. Tables. Maps. Bibliographical notes. Index. Pp. xviii, 466. There are many surveys of Austria and the … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Seven Years’ War: Global Views

Mark H. Danley and Patrick J. Speelman, editors. The Seven Years’ War: Global Views. History of Warfare series. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2012. ISBN 978-90-04-23408-6. Notes. Maps. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Pp. lvii, 586. $252.00 (hardcover). Most studies of the Seven Years’ … Continue reading

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Readings in the Military History of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648)

Readings in the Military History of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) The Thirty Years War involving the Holy Roman Empire (Germany) and most of Europe continues to intrigue students, scholars, and general readers.  The conflict began in 1618 with the Protestant Bohemian … Continue reading

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Europe in the Age of Louis XIV (1661-1715): A Bibliography

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND WARFARE IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE A Bibliography of Diplomatic and Military Studies by William Young Chapter 6 – Europe in the Age of Louis XIV (1661-1715) Europe in the Age of Louis … Continue reading

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Book Review of Joseph II: Volume II, Against the World, 1780-1790

Derek Beales. Joseph II: Volume II, Against the World, 1780-1790. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-521-32488-5. Plates. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xix, 733. $157.00 (hardcover). Joseph II, the Holy Roman Emperor (1765-1790) and co-regent of the … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Projection and Limitations of Imperial Powers, 1618-1850

Frederick C. Schneid, editor. The Projection and Limitations of Imperial Powers, 1618-1850. History of Warfare series. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2012. ISBN 978-90-04-22671-5. Notes. Index. Pp. xiv, 224. $144.00 (hardcover). Dr Frederick C. Schneid, Professor of History and Chair of the … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Peace of Passarowitz, 1718

Charles Ingrao, Nikola Samardžić, and Jovan Pešalj, editors. The Peace of Passarowitz, 1718. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 2011. Central European Studies series. ISBN 978-1-55753-594-8. Figures. Illustrations. Maps. Notes. Index. Pp. xiv, 310. $39.95. This is a collection of … Continue reading

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