Category Archives: Eighty Years War (1568-1648)

Book Review of Dynasty and Piety: Archduke Albert (1598-1621) and Habsburg Political Culture in an Age of Religious Wars

Luc Duerloo. Dynasty and Piety: Archduke Albert (1598-1621) and Habsburg Political Culture in an Age of Religious Wars. Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2012. ISBN 9780754669043. Notes. Figures. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvii, 592. $154.95 (Hardcover) The rule of the Archdukes Albert and Isabella over the Habsburg … 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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Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): 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 5 Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660) Age of the Thirty Years War (1598-1660): A … Continue reading

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Philip II and Spanish Hegemony (1559-1598): 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 4 – Philip II and Spanish Hegemony (1559-1598) Philip II and Spanish Hegemony (1559-1598): A Bibliography (pdf)

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Book Review of The Business of War: Military Enterprise and Military Revolution in Early Modern Europe

David Parrott. The Business of War: Military Enterprise and Military Revolution in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-51483-5. Figures. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvii, 429. $80.00. Dr David Parrott, a Fellow and Lecturer at New … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Road to Rocroi: Class, Culture and Command in the Spanish Army of Flanders, 1567-1659

Fernando González de León. The Road to Rocroi: Class, Culture and Command in the Spanish Army of Flanders, 1567-1659. History of Warfare series. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009. ISBN 978-90-04-17082-7. Illustrations. Charts. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. xvi, 406. $210.00. The … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy

Peter H. Wilson. The Thirty Years War: Europe’s Tragedy. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-674-03634-5. Maps. Battle plans. Illustrations. Tables. Notes. Index. Pp. xxii, 997. $35.00. Originally published in The Journal of Military History 74 (July 2010): 915-16.  The … Continue reading

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