Category Archives: Seven Years War (1756-1763)

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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Book Review of The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793

Jeremy Black. The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2005. ISBN 978-0-415-36292-4. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xiv, 214. $168.00 (hardcover). Dr Jeremy Black, Professor of History at the University of Exeter in England, is well-known as … Continue reading

Posted in American War of Independence (1775-1783), Book Reviews, British Foreign Policy, Europe in the 18th Century (1713-1789), Great Northern War (1700-1721), Seven Years War (1756-1763), War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1748), War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748), War of the Polish Succession (1733-1738), War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718-1720) | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review of The Global Seven Years War, 1754-1763: Britain and France in a Global Power Contest

Daniel A. Baugh. The Global Seven Years War, 1754-1763: Britain and France in a Great Power Contest. Modern Wars in Perspective series. Harlow, England: Longman, 2011. ISBN 978-0-582-09239-6. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xv, 736. $53.20 (paperback). This is a … Continue reading

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Book Review of Frederick the Great: A Military History

Dennis Showalter. Frederick the Great: A Military History. Barnsley, England: Frontline Books, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84832-640-8. Maps. Notes. Bibliographical Essay. Index. Pp. xi, 372. $50.00. Frederick II (or Frederick the Great) ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786.  War and diplomacy consumed … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Seven Years War in Europe, 1756-1763

Franz A.J. Szabo. The Seven Years War in Europe, 1756-1763. Modern Wars in Perspective series. Harlow, England: Pearson/Longman, 2008. ISBN 978-0-582-29272-7. Notes. Maps. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xxi, 512. $56.00. Dr Franz A.J. Szabo, Professor of Austrian and Habsburg History at … Continue reading

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